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Blaze breaks out in Justice Ministry; 400 employees evacuated

A fire broke out this afternoon in one of the offices of the Justice Ministry on Jerusalem’s Saladin Street, the Israel Fire and Rescue Service says.

Firefighters arrived at the scene and doused the blaze, while simultaneously evacuating 400 ministry staff, the service says in a statement.

There were no casualties but the fire caused damage to ministry property.

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