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Brush fire breaks out in Jerusalem area for 2nd day in a row

A brush fire breaks out near Jerusalem for the second straight day, this time near Moshav Bar Giora, Tzur Hadassah and Beit Shemesh.

The Israel Fire and Rescue Services says 13 teams and five firefighting planes are battling the flames, trying to prevent them from nearing residential areas.

The nearby Route 386 has been blocked to traffic in both directions.

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