Fire breaks out in small Arab village, arson suspected: Palestinian report

Palestinian firefighters are currently at the scene.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
October 8, 2019 15:31
Fire breaks out in small Arab village, arson suspected: Palestinian report

Fire on the lands of Burin. (photo credit: YESH DIN)

A fire broke out Tuesday afternoon in Burin, a small Palestinian village south of Nablus.

According to initial reports by Palestinian media, a car was seen driving from Yitzhar, a nearby settlement. The car stopped on Route 60, a passenger left the car and then returned a few moments later. The fire allegedly erupted in the same spot the driver had visited.

Fire breaks out in Burin. (Courtesy: Yesh Din)The report is unconfirmed by Israel.

Palestinian firefighters are currently at the scene, working with the local farmers to put out the flames.


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