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Turkey struggling with forest fires

A total of 30 forest fires have been recorded in Turkey over the past three days. According to the Turkish media, forest fires were mainly registered in western provinces, where many resorts are located. As the media …

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Six people killed in fire in northwestern Russia

A country house caught fire in a village in northwestern Russia’s Vologodskaya Region, killing six people, including two children, according to the Emergencies Ministry’s Main Department in the region. The fire broke …

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Why explosions heard in peaceful Siberia

The fire at an ammunition depot in the Krasnoyark Region’s Achinsky District has been extinguished, the Russian Defense Ministry reported today. "The fire at an ammunition depot of the Central Military District in the …

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Fire breaks out at Nur-Sultan market

A major fire broke out at the 'Big Shanghai' market in Nur-Sultan, according to the Kazakh Interior Ministry. The fire was reported at 03:49am local time. The fire has been localized at 04:35am and put out at 05:08am, …

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 Three people killed in wild land fire in Almaty region

Three people were killed and seven injured in a wild land fire in the Taldy district of the Almaty region, the Kazakh Interior Ministry reported. Among those killed is an employee of the Zharkent forestry institution and two locals, who …

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Fire in Ankara hotel, 10 injured

Ten people, including two minors, were injured as a result of a fire in a hotel in Ankara. According to media reports, the fire broke out in a sauna on the first floor of the hotel, after which it spread to the upper floors. …

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Fire at Sadarak shopping center in Baku extinguished

The fire at the Sadarak shopping center has been extinguished, according to the website of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Emergency Situations. The fire in one of the warehouses of the Sadarak shopping center in the Garadagh district …

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 Coach catches fire in Turkey's Balıkesir

Five people, two of which were children, were killed after a coach burst into flames today on the Balıkesir highway in Turkey. The coach caught on fire at around 1:30 p.m. near the Gökçeyazı Gendarmerie Command. …

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Mosque burns in Almaty

A non-working mosque was burning at night in Turksib district of Almaty, the official representative of the Emergency Situations Department of Almaty, Sandugash Baymukhambetova reported today. The signal about the state of emergency …

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Yacht in flames  in Istanbul

A yacht went up in flames while on the Bosphorus in Istanbul, Turkey, Yahoo news reports. People on the boat donned life jackets and jumped overboard, from where they were picked up by nearby boats. The burning yacht was …

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Fire breaks out in Almaty warehouse

A fire broke out in a warehouse of paint and varnish products in Almaty this morning at 7:45 am local time, spokesperson of the Almaty emergency situation department Sandugash Baimukhambetova said. The flame is …

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Tsitsernakaberd fire extinguished in Yerevan

The fire that broke out at the Armenian Genocide memorial complex Tsitsernakaberd as been extinguished, according to the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations. Armenia's Ministry of Emergency Situations received a …

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Major fire breaks out at thermal power plant near Moscow

The Severnaya Thermal Power Plant in Mytishchi, near Moscow, has caught fire and a large number of fire-fighting units from the Russian Emergencies Ministry have been dispatched to the scene, a source in the emergencies services said. …

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Shell explosion in Arys reported

Kazakhstan's Ministry of Defense reported about explosion of a shell on the territory of the arsenal in Arys city of Turkestan region causing fire. According to the ministry, there is no any threat to residents and recommended not …

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Fire breaks out on Georgian-Armenian border at night

A large wildfire broke out on the Georgian-Armenian border at night, according to the Emergency Management Service of the Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs. The fire initially started on the Armenian side, then quickly spread …

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