Imphal : Three more helicopters have been pressed into service to extinguish the fire in the forests of Dzuko valley on the border of Manipur-Nagaland. Earlier, to extinguish the fire, the Mi-17 VS helicopter (IAF Mi-17 V5 helicopter) was deployed. During this time the C-130J Hercules aircraft carried 9 tonnage from Guwahati to Dimapur with 48 NDRF personnel. Please tell that Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh gave it a conversation with Home Minister Amit Shah. The Chief Minister informed that the Home Minister has been assured to provide all necessary assistance to extinguish the fire in the valley.
Fire reaches Nagaland’s capital
Famous for its natural beauty, the Dzukou Range on the Manipur-Nagaland border has been under severe fire for several days in the forests. Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh also tweeted about the fire. In his tweet, he called the fire extremely unfortunate. The fire is so terrible that it has even reached Kohima, the capital of Nagaland. Significantly, the Manipur government on Thursday sought the help of the Indian Army and the NDRF to extinguish the fire in the forests of the Dajuko range on Tuesday. Manipur Chief Minister Biren had earlier reported that the fire had crossed Mount ISLI, the highest peak in Manipur.