Major forest fire in Poonch, Doda

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 6/15/2016 10:26:31 AM

JAMMU, June 14: A massive forest fire broke out in Manjakote near Jammu-Poonch highway forest areas last night.
Forest department sent a team of fire fighters to douse the flames in the area.
"We are trying our best to douse the flame. The condition is very bad as there is difficulty in going there by vehicles," fire service in-charge Mohammad Aslam said.
There has been no report of casualty yet.
"This is our forest and it should be saved. The smoke is causing suffocation and nothing can be seen," a local resident said.
The incident took place days after a forest fire broke out in Doda district.



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