At Least 23 Dead in Chile as Wildfires Rage On, State of Emergency Extended

At least 23 people have been killed by devastating wildfires in Chile, according to reports from the Chilean government. The state of emergency has been extended further in response to the intense fires that have been raging across the country.

Firefighters have been battling the fires for days, but have been unable to contain them. The fires have spread quickly due to the hot and dry conditions, fueled by strong winds.

The Chilean government has declared a state of emergency in several regions, including the capital Santiago, as the fires continue to spread. The government has also deployed troops to help fight the fires and assist those affected.

At least 22 people have died as a result of the fires, according to officials. Hundreds of homes have been destroyed and thousands of people have been forced to evacuate.

The cause of the fires is still under investigation, but authorities believe that they were caused by human activity.

The Chilean government has asked for international assistance to help fight the fires and provide aid to those affected. The government has also extended the state of emergency for a further two weeks.

This is a developing story and more information will be provided as it becomes available.