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Russian Aircraft Protected Israeli City of Haifa From Wildfires

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Russia's Beriev Be-200 amphibious aircraft
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According to a spokesperson for the Russian Emergencies Ministry, Russian Emergencies Ministry Be-200 amphibious aircraft have protected the Israeli city of Haifa from new wildfires.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) Russian Emergencies Ministry Be-200 amphibious aircraft have protected the Israeli city of Haifa from new wildfires, a spokesperson for the Russian Emergencies Ministry told RIA Novosti Sunday.
"During the last 24 hours, Be-200 aircraft had been extinguishing wildfires in the vicinity of Haifa and Jerusalem. Thanks to joint activities of the Russian pilots with the Israeli fire-fighting land group, the city of Haifa, which had already suffered from wildfires, was saved from fire," the spokesperson said.

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