forest land in uttarakhand

According to official figures, Garhwal reported 68 incidents of fire in which over 31 hectares of land were gutted. In Kumaon region, 12 incidents of fire damaged 33 hectares of forest land while one incident in Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary damaged 5 hectares, officials said.(HT File Photo)

69 hectares of Uttarakhand forest land gutted in fire

By Nihi Sharma | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2018 07:25 PM IST
The state forest department has estimated a loss of Rs 70,000 in the damage caused by wildfires since February 15 this year in Uttarakhand.
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