Strong winds have made it difficult to contain the fire

Fire razes 700 acres of forest in Yangner

Saturday, April 20. A moelam chhenmo is going on in Trashigang. Across Drangmechhu, on the opposite hill at, a thick billow of smoke rises. DeSuup and local residents rush up towards Lungzor to contain a forest fire.

By the evening yesterday, the fire had destroyed more than 700 acres of chirpine forest. What caused the fire is not yet known.

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