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Southwest China forest fire leaves four dead
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Southwest China forest fire leaves four dead

| @indiablooms | 17 Mar 2024, 08:37 pm

Local authorities in southwest China's Yunnan Province reported on Sunday that four people have died in forest fires in two separate incidents.

Three people died when a forest fire broke out in Douge Village in Lincang City at about 6:10 p.m. on Saturday.

The blaze engulfed an area of approximately 5.33 hectares, said the local publicity department.

Another person was killed in a forest fire that broke out in Wenshan City on Friday, according to the municipal publicity department.

Both fires have been extinguished.

(With UNI inputs)

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