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Forest fire in Tibet put out
By:Xinhua
update:April 21,2020

Photo taken on March 13, 2020 shows the Potala Palace in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Chogo)
 
LHASA, April 21,2020 -- A forest fire raging for four days in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region had been put out as of 5 p.m. Saturday, local authorities said.
 
More than 2,600 people had been sent to battle the fire, which started at around 3:35 p.m. in Nyexi Village in the city of Nyingchi on April 14 and spread over more than 7 square km.
 
No casualties and damage to major facilities were reported.
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