Solu forest catches massive fire

Solu forest catches massive fire

13 April 2013

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Nepal — A fire that broke out in Yapel Community Forest on Thursday at Taksindu VDC-2 of Solukhumbu district has not been brought into control till Saturday afternoon.

Consumers´ group secretary of community forest Sonam Sherpa said the relentless efforts of locals and police turned futile. Sherpa said a large part of the forest was destroyed so far and the fire was taking a worse form. [breakl]

Similarly, police said the fire has spread in 20 kilometers area.The community forest has urged one and all to put off the forest saying that more human resources were needed for the same.

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