Suspected Arson Fires Set in Jerusalem

By JTA

Published June 24, 2012.

At least 15 fires broke out in a day in Jerusalem, and most reportedly are believed to be the result of arson.

Several of the fires throughout the city Sunday showed signs of arson, Jerusalem fire officials told the Israeli media.

Some of the fires were located on Mount Scopus, French Hill, near the American Consulate and in the suburbs of Ora and Aminadav.

The Jerusalem area reportedly has had hundreds of fires in recent weeks, and many are believed to be the result of arson.



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