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  ניסן 6, 5771 , 10/04/11

Arab Sets Fire to Field Near Kedumim

An Arab youth on Sunday afternoon set fire to a field next to the Ramat Yishai neighborhood of Kedumim in central Samaria. Firefighters successfully brought the fire under control, preventing it from spreading into the town. IDF troops were searching for the Arab youth, who apparently ran away to a nearby village.

While the Arab's motives were not clear, officials said that it was likely that he had hoped that the winds, which were prevalent in the area of Kedumim Sunday, would quickly spread the flames to the town.

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