State Comptroller to target Yishai, Steinitz in Carmel fire probe

16.06.2012                      26.Siwan. 5772                      Schlach Lechah

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State Comptroller to target Yishai, Steinitz in Carmel fire probe

The two ministers are expected to bear 'special responsibility'.

The state comptroller's report on the 2010 Carmel fire is expected to determine that Interior Minister Eli Yishai and Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz bear "special responsibility" for the outcome of the fire, which claimed 44 lives.
State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss is also expected to state that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch bear "general responsibility" for the outcome, and that the cabinet as a whole is collectively responsible for the disaster….