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[08.05.2OO2] Forest fire in the Issyk-Kul Province

A big fire began in the forest on the shore of Issyk-Kul Lake, close to the Semyenonka village, in the evening of 7 May. According to journalist Nurdin Urmatov of the regional TV station, no attempts to extinguish the fire was taken during the night and about 12 hectares of forest have been burnt out.
RFE/RL Kyrgyz News, May 8, 2002

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