Another fire broke out today (Saturday) in Daliyat al-Karmel while firefighters are still battling the flames in other parts of the country. In addition, the American supertanker was used for the first time today in Israel but has only carried out one mission so far. According to the latest reports, 28,000 dunams (approximately 6,918 acres) have gone up in flames since the wave of fires and arson attacks.A number of houses were completely destroyed by the arson as yet another form of jihadism causes serious damage. Minister Gilad Erdan's called for the homes of the arsonists to be destroyed, and they definitely should be.
So far, 23 suspects have been arrested by the Israel Police and Israeli security forces. Some were arrested on suspicion of inciting to arson attacks. The Israel Police announced in a statement that more than 30 suspects have been questioned in the past five days.
Some of the suspects were arrested when they were apparently on their way to start fires. One suspect was even arrested just as he was starting a fire.
Sunday, November 27, 2016
A huge fire broke out around Haifa and several other areas around Israel this week. It turns out jihadism was the cause:
Posted by Avi Green at 4:26 PM