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Wildfires rage in southern France

Updated 0105 GMT (0905 HKT) July 28, 2017
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Tourists gather after a campsite was evacuated because of raging wildfires near Bormes-les-Mimosas, France, on Wednesday, July 26. Parts of the French Riviera were evacuated late Tuesday and into Wednesday as forest fires burned swaths of land and threatened thousands of people. Hertel Olivier/Sipa USA
People watch a wildfire burn near a beach in La Croix-Valmer, France, on Tuesday, July 25. VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images
A fire burns in Artigues, France, on July 25. ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images
Houses are surrounded by scorched land near Biguglia, France, on the island of Corsica, on July 25. Raphael Poletti/AP
A firefighter takes a break at the site of a wildfire near Ortale, France, on July 25. Raphael Poletti/AP
Firefighters try to extinguish a fire burning in Artigues on July 25. ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images
Firefighters douse a fire near Biguglia on July 25. Raphael Poletti/AP
Smoke rises over the town of Carros, France, on Monday, July 24. VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images
Vegetation smolders in Carros on July 24. VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images
An airplane drops water over a fire in Mirabeau, France, on July 24. BERTRAND LANGLOIS/AFP/Getty Images