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Fire raging near Ayia Napa forest

Photo; CNA

A brush fire has been raging near the Ayia Napa forest since midday, authorities said on Sunday.

The forestry department said three of their fire trucks were in the area, along with two fire engines from the local fire brigade.

Two forestry department aircraft have also been deployed.

More than three hours after it began, the fire was still raging and heading towards the Protaras area, CNA reported.

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