Fires in Algeria, deaths rise to 65

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– ALGIERS, AUGUST 11 – The death toll from the forest fires that have been ravaging northern Algeria since Monday has increased to 65: the state TV announced this, underlining that there are also 28 victims military. There are 37 civilian victims. Most of the dead are recorded in Tizi Ouzou, the capital of the Kabilia region, 100 km east of the capital Algiers. At least 12 soldiers were hospitalized in critical condition. (HANDLE).