Indian Air Force Sends Help as Fire Threatens Famed Forests on India’s Manipur-Nagaland Border

On Tuesday night time, a large hearth broke out within the beautiful Dzukou Valley which is on the border of the states on Manipur and Nagaland, inflicting injury to the surroundings.

The Indian Air Force (IAF) engaged an Mi-17V5 helicopter on Thursday to curb a large wildfire at Dzukou Valley. 

The valley, positioned on the border of the states of Manipur and Nagaland, is a well-liked vacationer spot. It is legendary for its seasonal flowers and bio-diversity.

A spokesman of the Shillong-headquartered Eastern Air Command mentioned the helicopter was launched on the idea of a requisition by the Nagaland state authorities.

Earlier within the day, the chief of Manipur State, Nongthomban Biren Singh, had cautioned that the Dzukou Valley hearth might unfold to his state’s dense forest Koziirii.

Later, the state chief performed an aerial survey to take inventory of the wildfire that broke out at Dzukou valley about three days in the past.


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