Politics 15:35 16/07/2019 Armenia

Wildfire in Nakhijevan spreads across the border into Armenia

Residents of Khachik borderline village in Armenia continue containing the blaze near the border with Nakhijevan in the second day of raging wildfires erupted in the autonomous republic. As the head of Areni community Hovik Smbatyan told Panorama.am, as of Tuesday afternoon the fires were extinguished in the territory of Armenia, yet locals continue to combat the blaze in the epicenter which is in the territory of Nakhijevan.

“There is a threat the fire may spread and reach our cultivated lands the reason we want to eliminate,” Smbatyan said, adding the Azerbaijanis conducted firefighting works overnight, yet no actions are being taken today.

“They have done their job and now it is us to extinguish. We are battling the flames in their homes,” said Smbatyan, adding villagers, firefighters and soldiers are involved in the works. 



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