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39 killed in Portugal forest fires

SBS Sunday, 18 June 2017 ()
A raging forest fire in central Portugal has claimed at least 39 lives, officials say.
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News video: Operation against Portuguese wildfires enters fifth day

Operation against Portuguese wildfires enters fifth day 01:00

Reports that a firefighting plane crashed in Portugal while tackling the country’s deadly forest fire have turned out to be false. Witnesses reported an explosion soon after a plane flew over but it is thought that may have been gas supplies igniting. The massive effort to combat the flames has now...

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Joyce Nicholson RT @CGTNOfficial: Latest on #Portugal forest fires: - At least 64 killed - Over 160 injured - 85% of the blaze under control https://t.co/3… 1 hour ago


Eric Green II RT @weatherchannel: At least 57 people have been killed by raging forest fires in Portugal this weekend: https://t.co/QuIhZ4gWGZ https://t.… 4 hours ago


Frank Sotzik RT @KremlinRussia_E: Forest fires in Portugal have killed over 60 people. Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to Portugal's President http… 4 hours ago


JTB RT @weathernetwork: Thousands of firefighters work to contain Portugal fires, as death toll rises to 62 https://t.co/pwnj4ZShOr https://t.c… 5 hours ago


Ayral Pierre-Alain RT @marchee7: Portugal is close to containing wildfire that killed 64 https://t.co/0gZf8KZ07X #EU #CivilProtection 9 hours ago


Etienne Marchand Portugal is close to containing wildfire that killed 64 https://t.co/0gZf8KZ07X #EU #CivilProtection 9 hours ago

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