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Russia: Forest fires raging in 1,138 hectares in Siberian Federal District

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Forest fires are burning on 1,138 hectares in the Siberian Federal District in Russia, ITAR-TASS reported.

The Federal Forestry Agency said that in a span of 24 hours, the fires spread to the territory of 300 hectares.

Since the start of the fire danger season, 4,929 fires have burnt 834,100 hectares of woodlands.

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