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Algerian forest fires kill at least 37 people and destroy nearly 2,600 hectares

At least 37 people have been killed and several injured in wildfires that ravaged mountainous areas in the east of Algeria, according to the state-run Algeria Press Service (APS).

The agency said that 1,700 civil protection officers and 280 trucks have been deployed in their efforts to control the fires.

Source : CNN Africa