Wildfires rage in Europe from Croatia to Portugal


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  • Tuesday, 18 Jul 2017

Smoke and flames rise from a fire in the village of Podstrana, near the Adriatic coastal town of Split on July 18, 2017. -AFP

ZAGREB: Firefighters battled to douse wildfires on the Adriatic coast of Croatia and Montenegro on Tuesday, as blazes also raged in Italy, France and Portugal.

About a dozen wildfires had broken out late Sunday in the villages surrounding Split, a popular tourist destination, but firefighters managed to control the blaze on the outskirts of Croatia’s second largest city.

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