At least 49 people have been killed and a further 23 seriously injured in uncontrolled bushfires in central Mozambique since the start of September, a government spokesman has said. In addition over 2,000 people have lost their homes in the fires, which have affected Manica, Sofala and Zambezia provinces. Victims are being accommodated in tents and receiving other assistance. The fires broke out on 1 September and are being fuelled by high temperatures and strong winds.

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