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A wild animal with burn injuries in one of the forest divisions under Garhwal circle, on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

Is Uttarakhand burning? Satellites ‘show’ 3,000 forest fires in eight days

By Nihi Sharma | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2018 08:01 AM IST
Uttarakhand received 3,000 forest fire alerts in last eight days, which is 10 times the number it recorded last year and at least three times more than what neighbouring Himachal Pradesh has received in the corresponding period, as per Forest Survey of India
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