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        12/4/2010, Kislev 27, 5771

      JNF Says Fire Claimed 5 Million Trees


      The Jewish National Fund has announced that some 5 million trees have been burnt over an area of some 50,000 dunam of land since the Carmel blaze broke out Thursday morning.

      According to the JNF, some 100 foresters and firefighters belonging to the organization are taking part in the efforts to put out the fire.