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California, sale a 17 il numero delle vittime degli incendi

Sono 20 mila le persone evacuate: distrutte duemila case
Mosca, 11 Oct 2017 05:26:00
fonte: ilVelino/AGV NEWS/Sputnik
Sale a 17 il numero delle vittime degli incendi che stanno devastando la California, mentre centinaia di persone sono rimaste ferite e moltissime altre risultano ancora disperse. Due focolai hanno distrutto 52 mila acri solo nelle contee di Napa e Sonoma: 20 mila persone sono state evacuate e duemila edifici sono andati distrutti nelle otto contee coinvolte dall'emergenza incendi.

The death toll in wildfires that are raging across the western US state of California increased to 17 with hundreds of people having been hospitalized, media reported. According to local officials, many people are still missing and some areas remain out of reach for emergency services, so the number of victims can further increase, The New York Times reported late Tuesday. Two most destructive wildfires reportedly devastated more than 52,000 acres in the counties of Napa and Sonoma. More than 20,000 people have been evacuated in California over the wildfires raging in eight counties of the state. The disaster also left some 2,000 buildings destroyed or damaged. California’s Governor Jerry Brown declared the state of emergency in the areas hit by the disaster.