Death toll rises in Carmel fire; 29-year-old guard dies

December 11, 2010 14:10


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One of the prison guards on board the bus that was engulfed in flames on the first day of the Carmel fire over a week ago died noon Saturday at Haifa's Rambam Hospital.

Deputy Shift Commander Jalal Bisan, 29 of Kfar Jat, leaves behind a wife and two children.

Bisan will be laid to rest Sunday at noon in the Kfar Jat cemetery.

His death brought the death toll of those in the bus to 37 and to 43, the number of killed in the Carmel fires.

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