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Syria executes 24 people for starting wildfires that burned thousands of hectares of forests

Syria executed 24 people after charging them with igniting wildfires last year that left three people dead and burned thousands of hectares of forests, the justice ministry said. Although executions are common in war-torn Syria, the number of those put to death on Wednesday was larger than usual. Syria‚Äôs decade-old conflict left hundreds of thousands […]