Massive fire in the forests of Djuko Valley

GUWAHATI : Famous for its natural beauty, seasonal flower valley and biodiversity, a massive fire has engulfed the jungles of The Djuko Valley on the Border of Manipur-Nagaland. Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has tweeted the video in the past night and termed it as very sad and unfortunate. The fire is so horrible that it can also be seen from Kohima, the capital of Nagaland.

The Djuko Valley counts as “one of the most beautiful places in Manipur”. According to officials, the fire has been controlled. This valley is also known as the Valley of Flowers. The fire has caused huge damage to the biodiversity there. According to CM Biren Singh, the fire started two-three days ago. The Djuko Valley counts as “one of the most beautiful places in Manipur”. According to officials, the fire has been controlled. This valley is also known as the Valley of Flowers. The fire has caused huge damage to the biodiversity there. According to CM Biren Singh, the fire started two-three days ago. The video he has posted is clearly showing smoke emanating from the jungles.

 It is expected that indian Air Force helicopters can be deployed to extinguish it. “That grass is dry, more manpower is sent with equipment,” the chief minister said, adding that strong winds have made it difficult for villagers to take any steps to control the further spread of the fire. In Kohima, officials of the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) said a massive fire took off for unknown reason. “The amount of damage caused by the incident has not yet been ascertained,” said an NSDMA official. The blast in the valley was so large that it was visible from Kohima. The fire is likely to move towards the main valley due to strong winds.

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