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Mizoram wildfire making way into human-inhabited areas; PM assures all support

With the authorities in Mizoram fighting relentlessly to contain the spread of the wildfire, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took stock of the situation.

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Aizwal: Forest fire in Mizoram’s Lunglei district continues to rage on and is now making its way into human-inhabited areas.

With the authorities in Mizoram fighting relentlessly to contain the spread of the wildfire, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took stock of the situation.

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PM Modi had a conversation with Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga and assured all possible support from the Centre in overcoming the crisis.

“Spoke to Mizoram CM, Mr Zoramthanga and took stock of the situation arising due to forest fires in parts of the state. Assured all possible support from the Centre in overcoming this crisis. We all pray for the safety and wellbeing of the people of Mizoram,” PM Modi tweeted.

Spoke to Mizoram CM, Mr. Zoramthanga and took stock of the situation arising due to forest fires in parts of the state. Assured all possible support from the Centre in overcoming this crisis. We all pray for the safety and wellbeing of the people of Mizoram. @ZoramthangaCM

The wildfire in Mizoram’s Lunglei district broke out on April 24 and has been raging on since then.

Properties worth lakhs of rupees have been destroyed in the wildfire including homes of scores of people. Many species of animals have also been affected due to the wildfire.

Meanwhile, the Indian Air Force has deployed its Mi-17V5 choppers in firefighting operations after the Mizoram Government asked the IAF for its assistance on Sunday. It has been over 35 hours now that the wildfire broke out.

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