Firefighters in Tiberias put out a fire, Thursday evening, which took the life of a man about 90 years old during the late afternoon hours on Shalom Street in the northern city's Shikun Gimmel neighborhood. No other casualties were reported.
Rescue workers who responded could not enter the man's apartment because of the flames. The body of the man, who was apparently trapped in the apartment, was discovered after firefighters were able to bring the blaze under control. The cause of the fire was not immediately clear.