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Several fires break out near the Tomb of Samuel in the West Bank

The archaeological ruins atop the peak of Nebi Samuil (Abir Sultan/ Flash 90)
The archaeological ruins atop the peak of Nebi Samuil (Abir Sultan/ Flash 90)

Several fires break out near the Tomb of Samuel, located north of Jerusalem.

Worshipers at the site have been told to leave for their safety.

Firefighters are working to douse the flames. There are suspicions of arson.

The site is holy to Judaism, Islam and Christianity.

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