Wildfire breaks out in Givot Forest, arson suspected

A wildfire broke out in Givot Forest in the Gush Etzion bloc of the West Bank on Thursday and was brought under control within a matter of hours.

The fire is the latest in a series of fires which have plagued the forest, with Israel Fire and Rescue Services finding that the previous fires were caused by arson and that the newest fire seemed to be as well.

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