Photo Story – Wildfire near Jerusalem

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A firefighting aircraft participates in the battle to extinguish a fire in the pine forest of Kiryat Ye’arim, near Jerusalem, Israel, 09 June 2021. About 70 firefighters and 10 aircraft participates in the battle to extinguish the fire. According to the fire services there is ‘Immediate danger to homes in two localities.’ Train traffic to Jerusalem was stopped and roads in the area were blocked.

VIA EPA-EFE/ATEF SAFADI