Portugal mourns after country's worst forest fires in decades

At least 62 people have died in Portugal's worst forest fires in decades.

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    At least 62 people have died in Portugal's worst forest fires in decades.

     

    Hundreds of firefighters are battling the flames in the mountainous region of Pedrogao Grande, 200km northeast of Lisbon.

     

    Portugal’s prime minister has declared three days of national mourning.

     

    Al Jazeera's Catherine Stancl reports from Ferreira.


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