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Chile wildfires: 46 people dead as homes destroyed

Chile wildfires: 46 people dead as homes destroyed
2011
Sunday, 04 February, 2024, 10:20

At least 46 people have been killed by forest fires in Chile, the country's president has said.
The mayor of Viña del Mar, a coastal tourist city, also said that more than two hundred residents have been reported missing.
Throughout the country more than 43,000 hectares have been affected by the fires, according to the interior ministry.
The fires have been driven higher-than-usual temperatures and strong winds.

Chile wildfires: 46 people dead as homes destroyed