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Fire Destroys Ancient Tibetan Town

Authorities in southwestern China's Yunnan province say a massive fire has destroyed an ancient Tibetan town.Authorities say more than 2,000 people fought the blaze in the town of Dukezong for about 10 hours early Saturday before bringing it under control. About 100 houses in the thousand-year-old tourist attraction in Shangri-la county were destroyed.The fire spread quickly, because most of the houses in the town are made of wood.The cause of the fire is still under investigation....

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