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Israel calls on France, Spain, Croatia, Romania and Bulgaria to send planes to put out the fire in Haifa

Israeli Foreign Ministry has urged Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Spain and France to send firefighting planes in Israel to participate during the night to extinguish the fire broke out Thursday in Haifa, according to Haaretz.

Israeli Fire Service said the has completely lost control of fire , which led the Government to seek help from other countries.

Israel has asked the U.S. to send aircraft and fire fighting equipment from the U.S. military base located nearby.

In addition, the Foreign Ministry has urged Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Spain and France to send firefighting planes Israel, which can participate in operations at night.

During Thursday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu  received the Cyprus promise that he would send his  firefighting plane. Also, Greece will send a few jets fire into Israel. Netanyahu called for aid from Russia and Italy.

Forty people have died in forest fires that affect the Haifa port area on Thursday night in northern Israel. Victims were prison guards and were in a bus when the fire starts, police sources said.

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Posted by N.Desiree on Dec 2 2010. Filed under Featured News, Weather, World. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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