Israel detained 12 people on suspicion of mass arson

Israel detained 12 people on suspicion of mass arson

Moscow. 25 Nov. INTERFAX.RU — Israeli police have detained 12 people suspected of involvement in arson attacks throughout the country, local media reported.


The detentions followed the statements of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that every pyro will be responsible for their actions.

Meanwhile, crews continue to fight fires that never cease to rage in different parts of the country.See alsothe Israeli Authorities because of a fire evacuate the 11 districts of the Northern city of Haifa

Jerusalem Post newspaper reminds that several countries, among them Egypt, Jordan and Azerbaijan, has announced the intention to assist Israel in fighting the fires, in particular to guide the helicopters.

In addition, on the morning of Friday 25 November in tel Aviv, arrived by plane be-200CHS MCHS Rossii, which will be part of an international group providing aid to Israel to combat wildfires. As it became known yesterday, with a request for assistance to the Russian President addressed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Earlier it was reported that about 60 thousand inhabitants of Haifa in Northern Israel have been evacuated from their homes due to fires, approaching this town.