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Forest fire in China threatens historic Buddhist temple

Apr 02, 2020 18:01 IST

More than 3,800 firefighters are battling a forest fire in southwest China's Sichuan Province, as winds stoked the flames on Wednesday evening, China's official media reported. The fire is threatening a historic Buddhist temple, a museum and a school of the city of Xichang in China's western Sichuan province, official China Central Television reported. CCTV footage showed firefighters spraying water over the temple and surrounding areas to keep the building from burning.

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