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Small fire at flashpoint Jerusalem holy site
Jerusalem, April 16, 2019 (AFP) - A small fire broke out at a guard's booth in the courtyard at the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem but was extinguished and the site remains open, authorities said Tuesday.
The blaze broke out on Monday evening around the same time as Paris's Notre-Dame cathedral burned.
The fire was "quickly extinguished", Israeli police said, adding the cause was being investigated.
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