TAGS: Cyprus, Fires

People watch a helicopter dropping water in efforts to contain a huge forest fire that continues to rage out of control for a third day in the mountainous areas southwest of Cyprus's capital Nicosia, Tuesday. The fire has claimed the lives of two fire fighters. More planes from Italy and France were expected later Tuesday to join 16 other aircraft from Greece, Israel, Cyprus and British forces stationed on two military bases on the east Mediterranean island in battling the fire. [Philippos Christou/AP]

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