Wildfires torch wide swathes of Argentina

STORY: Footage captured by an eyewitness on Sunday (March 12) travelling near the fire showed huge smoke clouds billowing from the wildfire and traffic jams caused by the disaster as large patches of wilderness burned uncontrollably.

Firefighters, police and two waterbombing planes have been working since Sunday to douse the largest wildfire reported in 2023, according to the national news agency Telam.