In Israel’s worst environmental disaster, cleanup teams are working 24/7 to minimize damage after crude oil spilled into the Arava desert’s Evrona nature reserve.
Israel is in a race against time to clean up Thurday’s oil spill in the Arava desert before it reaches the Gulf of Eilat, according to the Environmental Protection Ministry.
Insects sunk in the oil after the spill at Evrona Nature Reserve, southern Israel. – Photo: Environmental Protection Ministry
A breached pipeline caused millions of liters of crude oil to gush out into the Evrona nature reserve, 20 kilometers north of Eilat, causing one of the worst environmental disasters in Israel’s history. Continue Reading »
Heavily overcrowded bus falls from cliff in second tragedy in the Himalayas this month, killing 11 – including 2 Israeli women.
By Tova Dvorin
A bus traveling from Kathmandu to Langtang has fallen off a cliff and into a ravine in the Himalayas, Nepalese sources told Arutz Sheva on Friday morning.
Nepal bus crash (file) – Reuters
The bus fell 150 meters (492 ft.) after coming off a narrow road in Belkot, Nuwakot district, about 75 kilometers (46 miles) northwest of Kathmandu, according to Kantipur Television.
Eleven people are reported to have been killed in the crash; 52 have been injured. Continue Reading »