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Blaze reignites at Einot Zukim park near Dead Sea

Police announce the closure of parts of Route 90, the north-south road running down the Jordan Valley, after yesterday’s blaze at the Einot Zukim park was reignited a short time ago.

The fire was caused by three suspected Palestinian arsonists, and caused serious damage to the local flora and fauna in the area along the southwestern shore of the Dead Sea.

Police and fire fighters are on their way to the park, a police statement says.

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