donderdag 2 december 2010

Netanyahu declares national day of mourning following fire



Netanyahu warns public to keep clear of Carmel fire; 40 prison guards are killed after being trapped in bus; Haifa police chief critically injured; fire-fighting crews, planes attempt to control fire in North.

  Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Thursday "I will declare this a day of mourning," in response to the fire that was spreading in the Carmel forest area, that left 40 prison wardens dead and dozens injured.