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Israelis gather around the grave of Eran Weizel, killed when a wildfire in northern Israel set a bus alight which was carrying Israeli prison guards heading to rescue Palestinian inmates at a nearby prison, at the military cemetery in Haifa, Friday, Dec. 3, 2010. Foreign firefighters and aircraft poured into Israel Friday in an unprecedented wave of international assistance as the country battled a huge forest fire that has killed dozens of people and displaced thousands. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Photo by: Oded Balilty
Israelis gather around the grave of Eran Weizel, killed when a wildfire in northern Israel set a bus alight which was carrying Israeli prison guards heading to rescue Palestinian inmates at a nearby prison, at the military cemetery in Haifa, Friday, Dec. 3, 2010. Foreign firefighters and aircraft poured into Israel Friday in an unprecedented wave of international assistance as the country battled a huge forest fire that has killed dozens of people and displaced thousands. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

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