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Fire devastates vineyards and hazelnut gardens in Kakheti

by | Aug 29, 2016
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TBILISI, DFWatch–Fire devastated 50 hectares of agricultural land in the vicinity of Akhalsopeli, a village in Kvareli Municipality, Kakheti.

5 hectares of vineyards and hazelnut gardens had been almost totally destroyed, while in other areas the damage was not so serious, local Emergency Management Agency head told the 2030 news agency. The fire was extinguished by Monday morning, he said.

The cause of the fire is still unknown. The Ministry of Internal Affairs launched a criminal investigation, suspecting arson.



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