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Death toll from California fires jumps to 10: authorities

AFP  |  San Francisco 

Raging wildfires in California have claimed at least ten lives, authorities say.

"The Sheriff's Office confirms seven fire-related deaths from the Sonoma Co. fires. Our condolences to their friends and families," tweeted the sheriff of Sonoma County in the state's north yesterday.

The previous toll had stood at three.

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First Published: Tue, October 10 2017. 06:57 IST