ALGIERS (Reuters) – 4 folks had been killed and three injured on Monday night time in wildfires in mountainous areas east of the Algerian capital, Algiers, state information company APS reported.
Firefighters and helicopters had been nonetheless attempting to include a number of blazes threatening residents in Tizi Ouzou province, some 100 km (62 miles) from Algiers, it stated.
Some fires erupted close to homes, forcing inhabitants to flee, it stated.
(Reporting by Hamid Ould Ahmed; Modifying by Sonya Hepinstall)
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