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Wildfires break out across south western Serbia

Wildfires have broken out across Serbia, following weeks of drought and high temperatures.

The fires in the south west of the country have already damaged homes, forests and farmland.

After suffering one of the harshest winters in decades, the region has been experiencing its hottest, driest summer for nearly 40 years.

  • 26 Aug 2012
  • From the section Europe
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