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Massive Forest Fire Claims Lives
 

Sat Jun 24: A news agency has reported that a large forest fire ignited on Saturday in central Portugal. The agency also claimed multiple lives were lost which marks this as one of the worst disasters in the country's recent history. Help to the stricken area has been offered from across Europe. The European Union has promised firefighting aircraft and Spain has already sent two planes to pitch in to the disaster aid. The Portuguese government has sent 700 firefighters along with 260 soldiers to fight the fire.
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