Fire raging in W. Bank thought to be revenge for outpost evacuations

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July 20, 2009 13:15

 
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Firefighters on Monday afternoon were battling a blaze in an olive grove in the Palestinian village of Kafr Burin, near the West Bank settlement of Yitzhar. Security forces suspect extreme right-wing activists set fire to the trees in retaliation for the evacuation of illegal structures in several West Bank outposts earlier in the day.

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