Israel sending help to fight Kantara blaze

Israel is sending two firefighting planes and a transport aircraft  to help efforts to extinguish a fire in Kantara on the eastern part of the Kyrenia mountain range in the north that is raging for a third day.

According to diplomatic sources who spoke to the Cyprus News Agency, the decision to dispatch the aircrafts was taken by Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid after the Cypriot government officially asked for help in their firefighting operation.

The Israeli firefighting planes will land at Larnaca airport on Thursday and head to the northern part of the...


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Israel sending help to fight Kantara blaze


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