News Briefs

  12/4/2010, Kislev 27, 5771

Mother of Arson Suspects Claims Innocence

The mother of a 16-year-old boy and his 14-year-old brother from the Druze village of Usfiya who were arrested Saturday on suspicion of causing the wildfire in Israel's northern Carmel region is claiming that her sons were in school when the fire broke out at around 11am on Thursday morning. She further criticized the police for arresting the two and claimed that officers exhibited "violent behavior" during the arrest.