Spanish wildfire rages out of control
- Published: 23 Jul 2012 at 23.25
- Online news:
Hundreds of firefighters, backed by water-bombing planes, battled a wind-fuelled wildfire in northeast Spain Monday that left four French nationals dead and trapped thousands of people indoors.
The blaze claimed its fourth life Monday when a 64-year-old Frenchman who suffered 80 percent burns after his car was engulfed in flames died at a Barcelona hospital, the Catalan regional government said.
Another 23 people were injured, including eight who remain in hospital, it added.
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