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  11/15/2012, Kislev 1, 5773

Fire Foiled at Rachel's Tomb: Firefighters Attacked

Two crews of Jerusalem firefighters were attacked by Arabs, Thursday afternoon, as the firefighters battled a blaze set by Palestinian Authority Arab rioters at Rachel's Tomb, just north of Bethlehem. A Border Guard unit fired tear gas at the Arabs while rescuing the firefighters.

The firefighters brought the fire under control, foiling an attempt to set the facility on fire.