Live UpdateFrom the Liveblog of Monday, July 4, 2022
Tel Gezer archaeological site said scorched by brush fire
A brush fire in central Israel that threatened a town, and forced over 1,000 people at a camp to evacuate, has been brought under control after several hours, officials say.
The Ynet news site reports extensive damage from the fire to Tel Gezer, an important archaeological site with artifacts spanning from the early Bronze Age to the Crusader period.
שריפה גדולה ליד רמלה: יותר מאלף חניכי תנועת הצופים פונו, אתר תל גזר נחרב https://t.co/pyShWNKdHV pic.twitter.com/XPrz3s06Au
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