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Forest Fire Kills Nine in Oaxaca

XINHUA A forest fire has claimed nine lives in an indigenous Mixteca community in Mexico’s southern Oaxaca state, the National Forestry Commission (Conafor) said on Monday, April 13. The fire began on Thursday, April 9, in the rural village of Santiago Juxtlahuaca, but strong winds fanned the flames on Saturday, endangering the lives of residents in the neighboring community of

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