In the Borjomi gorge localized forest fire

PHOTO : “the World 24” / Elizabeth Shagalova

GEORGIA

Georgian rescuers are trying to extinguish the fire in Borjomi gorge, informs TV channel “MIR 24”.

It employs approximately 200 people and aircraft. The fire originated near the village of Sakire. Suppression was complicated by the difficult terrain, which could not transfer the equipment to the place of fire. At the moment, the fire managed to be localized. A criminal case under article “Arson”.

Prior to this, in the Irkutsk region the flames had reached 11 thousand hectares of forest. In most cases, was to blame the people themselves, which burn the grass. Especially, the situation has worsened during the holidays, when people went to a barbecue.

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