Italy wildfires destroy Sicilian beach

Images shared with Reuters showed umbrellas and sunbathing chairs in flames at the Le Capannine lido in Sicily.

Local media reports said that Catania is battling at least 15 fires and residents in some areas have been evacuated.

The report added that firefighters were working through the night in an attempt to control the blaze but high temperatures and warm winds were fanning the flames.

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