Duksum Forest on fire from 3 days

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ANANTNAG: The forest fire has engulfed the three compartments of Duksum Range of South Kashmir’s Forest Division. Forest officials admitted that due to lack of manpower and sophisticated equipments they are unable to douse the fire.

Reports said compartment number 27, 28 and 29 of Duksum forest caught fire three days back causing a huge loss to green gold. Reports added that a couple of forest and fire service teams have been deployed on the job to douse the fire, however, they have not succeeded in their endeavor.

Reports said that the forest fire has also engulfed some nearby nurseries resulting in massive damage to them.

Divisional Forest Officer Anantnag Syed Humayoun Qadri told CNS that they are unable to douse the fire due to lack of manpower and equipments. “We are on job and in couple of days fire will doused,” he said. (CNS

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