Part of Langol forest set afire

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Feb 12: Unidentified miscreants set fire to a part of Langol Reserved Forest located towards Lamdeng Khunou today. However, large scale destruction was avoided due to timely action by Forest Department staff.
According to a top official of the Forest Department, some miscreants set fire to a part of the reserved forest, near Thongak Lairembi, Lamdeng Khunou, at around 4 pm today.
Informing that the fire destroyed around 1 acre of the forest area, the official conveyed that Forest Department staff worked tirelessly to save the forest and the fire was eventually snuffed out by around 6 pm.