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Jesus said: nevertheless I say unto you, Hereafter shall ye see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of power, and coming in the clouds of heaven. Matthew 26:64
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Israel Forest Fire the Worst Disaster in History
At least 40 people were killed and dozen were injured as the deadliest forest fire in Israel's history swept through the north of the country.
A large number of the dead were believed to be Israeli prison wardens on board a bus who had been sent to evacuate prisoners from a local jail as a wall of flame advanced across the forested slopes of the Biblically fabled Carmel Mountains.
Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli
prime minister, has appealed for international assistance as his
attempted to come to grips with one of the deadliest disasters in its
"This is a disaster of unprecedented proportions," he said.
bus, which was carrying over 50 people, became trapped in flames fanned
by a strong easterly wind and overturned, according to the emergency services.
police said they had initially been able to communicate with those on
board before losing radio contact altogether. They said they were
aware of a number of casualties on the bus, but were unable to give
[more on the story at The Telegraph]