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Sweden wildfires: Worst drought in 74 years

Sweden struggles to beat back the flames as drought spreads new fear across Northern Europe.

Dozens of wildfires are raging across Sweden, which is going through its worst drought in 74 years.

The wildfires broke out after months of high temperatures.

The Swedish prime minister says all resources are being mobilised to prevent a greater disaster and Sweden has asked for help from other nations.

 

Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba reports.