News Briefs

  9/23/2012, Tishrei 7, 5773

Forest Fire Burning Out of Control near Oranit

A fire broke out, Sunday afternoon, in the Chorashim Forest near the Jewish community of Oranit, north of the Trans-Samarian (Shomron) Highway (Route 5).

Seven firefighting companies were sent to battle the blaze. There was no immediate report of injuries.