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Israel offers aid, expresses sorrow to Chile over fire

Israel on Tuesday offered to send a delegation of experts to Chile to provide assistance in reforestation after the devastating fire in the country's Torres de Paine National Park.
Rotem Zinger, a young Israeli backpacker, has been held on suspicion of accidentally starting the fire. Zinger denied that he had anything to do with starting the blaze.A statement put out Tuesday by the Foreign Ministry said Israel expressed "solidarity with the Chilean people in its sorrow for the damage" caused to the park, located in southern Chile.
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