Chile wildfires: 51 dead as wildfire tears through Valparaiso region

Chile wildfires: 51 dead as wildfire tears through Valparaiso region

Raging wildfires in Chile have killed at least 51 people the Valparaíso region, as the country faces its worst disaster since the 2010 earthquake.

Officials have warned the death toll is likely to rise as rescue teams reach the hardest hit areas.

Residents in the coastal tourist city of Vina Del Mar, around 74 miles (120km) west of Santiago, spoke of their despair.

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