Arson Terrorism Suspected in Repeated Jerusalem Fire (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Chana Ya´ar 07/22/12)
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Another wildfire that erupted late Saturday night on Mount Scopus in
Jerusalem has raised suspicions of more terror arson activity.
The blaze ignited very close to where another major fire burned
through forestland earlier this summer.
In that incident, the flames spread to a nearby IDF army base, and 12
soldiers were evacuated to the hospital. All required treatment for
smoke inhalation. Two Palestinian Authority Arabs from the
neighborhood of Issawiya were arrested on charges of arson in
connection with the fire. One of the pair confessed to the crime, and
incriminated his partner.
A similar wildfire that burned its way through forestland near
Kibbutz Ma´ale HaHamisha earlier this month was started by another
pair of Arab terrorists, who likewise were arrested. These two arson
terrorists were also teenagers from the Palestinian Authority Arab
village of Kfar Katna.
Hundreds of similar fires have erupted around the capital and in the
Galilee this summer, some requiring the evacuation of hundreds of
Hundreds of dunams of natural forest growth has been damaged or
destroyed as a result of what many believe has become a new and
growing type of arson terrorism. (IsraelNationalNews © 2011 07/22/12)
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