WORLD Wildfires leave landscapes of charred trees, burnt soil in Syria

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Wildfires leave landscapes of charred trees, burnt soil in Syria

Xinhua

08:15, October 12, 2020

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire in Latakia province, northwestern Syria, on Oct. 11, 2020. The wildfires that have raged in several areas of Syria were all successfully put out, the pro-government al-Watan newspaper cited the minister of agriculture Muhammad Hassan Qatana as saying on Sunday. A total of 156 fires have raged across the forests and agricultural areas since Friday, said the minister. (Photo: Str/Xinhua)

A man helps to extinguish a fire in Latakia province, northwestern Syria, on Oct. 11, 2020. The wildfires that have raged in several areas of Syria were all successfully put out, the pro-government al-Watan newspaper cited the minister of agriculture Muhammad Hassan Qatana as saying on Sunday. A total of 156 fires have raged across the forests and agricultural areas since Friday, said the minister.

Charred trees are seen in Latakia province, northwestern Syria, on Oct. 11, 2020. The wildfires that have raged in several areas of Syria were all successfully put out, the pro-government al-Watan newspaper cited the minister of agriculture Muhammad Hassan Qatana as saying on Sunday. A total of 156 fires have raged across the forests and agricultural areas since Friday, said the minister.

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