Yishuv N’vei Tzuf Badly Damaged from Fire

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dc778211-80e6-4cf2-ad77-a8731372e84aYishuv N’vei Tzuf in the Binyamin Council area of the Shomron was hit very hard by fire. At least 18 homes are totally destroyed and many others damaged. The community has been evacuated.

Channel 10 News reports on motzei Shabbos that authorities believe Arab arson is responsible but this is not a conclusive determination at this time. The report adds a number of suspects have been taken into custody. Dozens of vehicles were destroyed by fire too.

The community is about 350 families.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)