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Firefighters battling large forest fire near Jerusalem

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A large, rapidly spreading forest fire was raging just outside Jerusalem on Sunday, according to local media. Israeli police said on Twitter that evacuations had begun in several villages affected by the flames and roads were being blocked off. Several Twitter users in and near Jerusalem posted pictures of a large cloud of smoke coming from around Beit Meir, about 10 kilometres west of Jerusalem, where the fire broke out according to the Jerusalem Post newspaper. Multiple firefighting aircraft and numerous firefighters have been deployed, though they so far have been unable to bring the large …

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