WORLD Israel mulls calling for int'l help to curb massive fire

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Israel mulls calling for int'l help to curb massive fire

Xinhua

07:47, August 17, 2021

Firefighters work at the site of a wildfire near Jerusalem, on Aug. 16, 2021. Israel is considering calling for international assistance in battling a massive wildfire that has been raging over the past two days near Jerusalem, officials said on Monday. Some 45 firefighting teams and ten aircraft were battling the blazes, according to a statement issued by the Fire and Rescue Services. Israel's state-owned Kan Radio reported that more than 17 square kilometers of forest had already been consumed. (Photo by Muammar Awad/Xinhua)

A firefighter works at the site of a wildfire near Jerusalem, on Aug. 16, 2021. Israel is considering calling for international assistance in battling a massive wildfire that has been raging over the past two days near Jerusalem, officials said on Monday. Some 45 firefighting teams and ten aircraft were battling the blazes, according to a statement issued by the Fire and Rescue Services. Israel's state-owned Kan Radio reported that more than 17 square kilometers of forest had already been consumed. (Photo by Muammar Awad/Xinhua)

Smoke rises from a massive wildfire near Jerusalem, on Aug. 16, 2021. Israel is considering calling for international assistance in battling a massive wildfire that has been raging over the past two days near Jerusalem, officials said on Monday. Some 45 firefighting teams and ten aircraft were battling the blazes, according to a statement issued by the Fire and Rescue Services. Israel's state-owned Kan Radio reported that more than 17 square kilometers of forest had already been consumed. (JINI via Xinhua)

An Israeli firefighting plane douses a wildfire near Jerusalem, on Aug. 16, 2021. Israel is considering calling for international assistance in battling a massive wildfire that has been raging over the past two days near Jerusalem, officials said on Monday. Some 45 firefighting teams and ten aircraft were battling the blazes, according to a statement issued by the Fire and Rescue Services. Israel's state-owned Kan Radio reported that more than 17 square kilometers of forest had already been consumed. (JINI via Xinhua)

An Israeli firefighting plane douses a wildfire near Jerusalem, on Aug. 16, 2021. Israel is considering calling for international assistance in battling a massive wildfire that has been raging over the past two days near Jerusalem, officials said on Monday. Some 45 firefighting teams and ten aircraft were battling the blazes, according to a statement issued by the Fire and Rescue Services. Israel's state-owned Kan Radio reported that more than 17 square kilometers of forest had already been consumed. (JINI via Xinhua)

A massive wildfire is seen near Jerusalem, on Aug. 16, 2021. Israel is considering calling for international assistance in battling a massive wildfire that has been raging over the past two days near Jerusalem, officials said on Monday. Some 45 firefighting teams and ten aircraft were battling the blazes, according to a statement issued by the Fire and Rescue Services. Israel's state-owned Kan Radio reported that more than 17 square kilometers of forest had already been consumed. (JINI via Xinhua)

A massive wildfire is seen near Jerusalem, on Aug. 16, 2021. Israel is considering calling for international assistance in battling a massive wildfire that has been raging over the past two days near Jerusalem, officials said on Monday. Some 45 firefighting teams and ten aircraft were battling the blazes, according to a statement issued by the Fire and Rescue Services. Israel's state-owned Kan Radio reported that more than 17 square kilometers of forest had already been consumed. (JINI via Xinhua)

An Israeli firefighting plane douses a wildfire near Jerusalem, on Aug. 16, 2021. Israel is considering calling for international assistance in battling a massive wildfire that has been raging over the past two days near Jerusalem, officials said on Monday. Some 45 firefighting teams and ten aircraft were battling the blazes, according to a statement issued by the Fire and Rescue Services. Israel's state-owned Kan Radio reported that more than 17 square kilometers of forest had already been consumed. (JINI via Xinhua)

Smoke rises from a massive wildfire near Jerusalem, on Aug. 16, 2021. Israel is considering calling for international assistance in battling a massive wildfire that has been raging over the past two days near Jerusalem, officials said on Monday. Some 45 firefighting teams and ten aircraft were battling the blazes, according to a statement issued by the Fire and Rescue Services. Israel's state-owned Kan Radio reported that more than 17 square kilometers of forest had already been consumed. (JINI via Xinhua)

Smoke rises from a massive wildfire near Jerusalem, on Aug. 16, 2021. Israel is considering calling for international assistance in battling a massive wildfire that has been raging over the past two days near Jerusalem, officials said on Monday. Some 45 firefighting teams and ten aircraft were battling the blazes, according to a statement issued by the Fire and Rescue Services. Israel's state-owned Kan Radio reported that more than 17 square kilometers of forest had already been consumed. (JINI via Xinhua)

Firefighters work at the site of a wildfire near Jerusalem, on Aug. 16, 2021. Israel is considering calling for international assistance in battling a massive wildfire that has been raging over the past two days near Jerusalem, officials said on Monday. Some 45 firefighting teams and ten aircraft were battling the blazes, according to a statement issued by the Fire and Rescue Services. Israel's state-owned Kan Radio reported that more than 17 square kilometers of forest had already been consumed. (Photo by Muammar Awad/Xinhua)

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