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Huge blazes were spread along France’s Mediterranean coast and Portugal

Huge blazes along the Riviera and in Corsica which began on Monday in France are being spread by strong Mistral winds. More than 10,000 residents and holidaymakers to flee homes and campsites overnight. The blazes have destroyed brush and vegetation in about 4,000 hectares (15 square miles) of land along France’s Mediterranean coast.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Europe

A strong 6.7 earthquake hit Turkish and Greek tourist destinations, at least two people were killed

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 killed two people and injured hundreds when it struck near major Turkish and Greek tourist destinations in the Aegean Sea on Friday at at 1:31 a.m. local time. It was located off the southwestern coastal city of Marmaris in the Mugla province, close to the Turkish towns of Bodrum and Datca, and the Greek island of Kos in the Dodecanese Islands archipelago.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Europe

Dozens injured at the Parque de Atracciones in Madrid, when two train cars collided

At least 26 people including six children under 10 years old have been injured Sunday at the Parque de Atracciones in Madrid, one of Spain's oldest theme parks, after two train cars collided on the TNT Tren de la Mina roller coaster . A car completed a loop and failed to stop, crashing into the back of another car.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Europe

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