Dozens killed as forest fire kills 62 in Portugal

by | June 18, 2017 3:46 pm

A forest fire that engulfed villages in central Portugal has killed 62 people, trapping most of the victims in their cars, a government official said on Sunday. Jorge Gomes, secretary of state for home affairs, said 57 people had been injured, five of them seriously, in the country’s worst forest fire disaster on record. Thirty…

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