Russia: Firefighters battle deadly Khakassia wildfires

More than two dozen villages were caught in wildfires in Khakassia, Sunday. Local officials reported that over 118 houses were destroyed by the raging fires. Firefighters were seen battling the wildfire in a village in the region. According to the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM), the villages of Tsellinnoe, Troshkino, Shira, Kirba, Sabinka and others are under threat from the fire. At least five people are reported to have died as a result of the fires.

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