About fifty fires “Criminal origin” Also, Algerian Interior Minister Kamel Beltjoud said that 7 people were killed in northern Algeria on Monday evening, August 9, especially in Kapilia, triggered by heat waves.
Unfortunately we condemn the seven deaths. Six in the region [Tizi-Ouzou] And one of the conspiracies “.
Thirty-one out of fourteen civil defense teams are trying to put out the fire Distances (“Provinces”) in the north of the country. Ten is going on in DC-Oso. Four more erupted in Jijal (East). The cities of Bouira, Sétif, Khenchela, Guelma, Béjaïa, Bordj Bou Arreridj, Boumerdès, Tiaret, Médéa, Tébessa, Blida and Skikda were also affected by the blaze, the Directorate General of Civil Defense said on Twitter.
“Fifty early fires at once, it’s impossible. This fire has a criminal origin.”, Mr. Beltjout said. Algerian public radio announced on Tuesday that the trio had been arrested “Firefighters” In Madia (north), there was a fire.
The fire was spread by a strong wind, which complicated the rescue operation. They also occur in the middle of summer when water is scarce. The most important dam in the area, the Thaksept Dam, is almost dry. Weather services forecast temperatures of up to 46 degrees on Tuesday.
Interesting pictures of this fire are spreading on social websites.
Kabilia is burning, Algeria is burning … May Allah help the people of Kapil and all the dead … https://t.co/vylMoXzEoh
In At Yenni and Larba Nath Rathen, the flames went near the houses, causing panic among the people who left the houses.
Reinforcements were sent to several provinces (provinces) and fire helicopters were mobilized. Many bodies are involved in destructive and evacuation operations: civil defense, forest, military, national gentry, municipalities, hunters and many civilians.
During the July 25 Council of Ministers, Algerian President Abdelmadzi Debn ordered the drafting of a bill punishing those who set fires in the forest with up to 30 years in prison. In early July, three people were arrested on suspicion of being involved in a fire that destroyed 1,500 hectares of forest in the Auras Massif (northeastern Algeria).
Algeria, the largest country on the African continent, has only 4.1 million hectares of forest, with minimal forest cover (1.76%). Every year, the country is hit by wildfires. By 2020, nearly 44,000 hectares of coffee will be smoked. Authorities said they had arrested several culprits who set the fire.
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