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Chile is swept by forest fires

Чили охвачена масштабными лесными пожарамиFire extended on the area about 200 thousand hectares, about 7 thousand people were forced to leave their homes.

The number of victims of forest fires in Chile over the past day has increased to 10, about 300 people were injured.

A disaster of this magnitude, according to the authorities, has not happened in the modern history of the state. Fire destroys entire cities. About 7 thousand inhabitants lost their homes. Rescuers round the clock to evacuate people and trying to extinguish the flames. However, the area of fires is growing. Now it is 200 thousand hectares and 40 thousand more than the day before.

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“The farm the fire destroyed more than 300 hectares of land. Killed all my birds are 25 thousand chickens. It is supposed to begin to rush,” he bestowal a local farmer.

The main cause of the accident was almost ten-year drought combined with record-high temperatures.

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