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Forest fires linger in Turkey’s resort towns days later

Only 13 wildfires remain out of dozens, but on Tuesday, Turkey still struggled to contain flames worsened by strong winds. Firefighters in six provinces have been battling various blazes since last Wednesday. The worst fires in terms of …

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Large wildfire breaks out in forest near Jerusalem

A large wildfire, spreading across 10 hectares has broke out in a forest near Shoersh, a moshav on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Tuesday. A total of 8 firefighting planes, a helicopter and 24 crews of the Fire and Rescue services were …

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Crews still tacking seven fires in Turkey

Turkey battles wildfires for 6th day, EU to send planeshrough forests near Turkey’s beach destinations for the sixth day running on Monday, as water-carrying planes from the European Union prepared to join the containment efforts. …

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Death toll in Turkey wildfires rises to eight

The death toll from wildfires on Turkey's southern coast rose to eight on Sunday as firefighters battled for a fifth day to contain blazes still raging in coastal resort towns. Two more people died on Sunday due to wildfires in the …

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Azerbaijan to send help to extinguish wildfires in Turkey

Personnel of 500 people of the Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES), as well as helicopters, the necessary equipment and accessories for extinguishing the ongoing wildfires, will be sent to fraternal Turkey in the shortest …

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Russia helping Turkey in fight against forest fires

Russia’s Beriev Be-200 aircraft, designed for firefighting, for the second day have been engaged in efforts to combat a major forest fire in Turkey’s Antalya province. "Three Russian Be-200 firefighting aircraft …

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Forest fires rage near Turkish resorts, killing three

Three people were reported dead Thursday and more than 100 injured as thousands of firefighters battled huge blazes spreading across the Mediterranean resort regions of Turkey's southern coast, France 24 reports.  Officials …

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Huge forest fire erupts in Turkey's Antalya

Hectares of forestland were damaged which broke out in four separate locations on July 28 in Antalya’s Manavgat district. Many forest workers and firefighters are battling to contain the flames.  According …

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Dozens killed after fire at Iraq covid hospital

At least 58 people were killed by a fire at an Iraqi coronavirus hospital on Monday, a health official said. The fire raged through late Monday at al-​Hussein Teaching Hospital in Nasiriya, about 200 miles south of Baghdad. Crowds …

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Major fire extinguished at Yerevan TPP (PHOTOS)

A large fire occurred today on the territory of the Yerevan Thermal Power Plant, the corresponding message was published on the website of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia. The call was received today at 16.15 (15.15 …

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