Wildfires in Khakassia
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Siberia deadly wildfires destroy towns and villages

Thousands of Russians have been displaced and several killed as severe wildfires rage in Siberia.

Russian media report that fires have killed at least 15 people and injured about 400 in the Khakassia region of southern Siberia.

The BBC's Sarah Rainsford in Moscow reports that fires have spread further east, causing widespread damage.

  • 13 Apr 2015
  • From the section Europe
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