MACEDONIAN MONASTERY BURNED DOWN IN AUSTRALIA
St. Kliment Ohridski monastery in King Lake district burnt to the ground in wildfires that swept through southern Australia.
This is a big tragedy for Macedonian community in Australia, now in shock following the disaster that happened in King Lake in the southern state of Victoria, Vasko Angelovski, ZZZ Radio Melbourne's Macedonian news editor, told Ohridnews portal.
He added that images of charred homes and devastated communities in hardest-hit areas are dreadful.
A series of wildfires, fanned by the hottest temperatures on record, tore through southern Australia over the weekend, killing at least 100 people in the country's deadliest natural disaster. The blazes swallowed at least 750 homes and scorched more than 380.000 hectares of land.
Macedonians in Victoria state are put at jeopardy as wildfires had burnt a number of cities. Thousands of firefighters and troops are battling raging fires.