Israeli farmer’s farm burned by fire in Israel
A farmer in Israel’s Negev region has burned his livestock to the ground after the blaze was sparked by an explosion in a barn.
The Israeli government has denied the fire was deliberately set.
The owner of the barn, whose identity has not been released, said the fire had been sparked by a spark plug in a window.
The incident occurred near a cattle barn in the settlement of Yitzhar, according to the Israel National News.
The owner of another barn, which is not located in the area, told Channel 2 that the barns owner, who was not injured in the fire, told them to shut the barn doors, after the explosion.
The National News quoted a witness who said the barn had been burned and was completely destroyed, along with a shed and barns.
The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.