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Shin Bet said helping police probe massive Jerusalem-area blaze

The Shin Bet security agency is assisting police in an investigation into this week’s massive blaze in the Jerusalem Hills, Ynet reports.

The report says that Shin Bet is aiding police on a certain matter, and that the probe is still being run by police.

There has been speculation that the destructive fire was caused by arson, though there have been no official findings.

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire near moshav Givat Ye’arim, near Jerusalem, on August 16, 2021. (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)

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