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16,000 hectares of forest burning in Siberia

16,000 hectares of forest burning in Siberia
There are over 100 separate fires extending across a huge territory in Siberia. Several villages are in danger with fires close by. Rescuer crews are patrolling the perimeter of the forests.

Entering forests has been strictly prohibited.

A state of emergency has been called in the whole Chita region.

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