KABUL (BNA) The Ministry of State for Disaster Management on Saturday says the “fire” in the Kunar and Nuristan forests has been entirely stopped.
The ministry today Saturday refuted reports of a persisting “fire” in Kunar and Nuristan, which were circulated in media outlets, saying: “Some media reports that the fire is continues in the Kunar and Nuristan forests are not true “The Ministry of State for Disaster Management, in cooperation with the technical team of the General Directorate of Disaster Management and Firefighters, has completely stopped the fire and the people at the scene of the fire.”
The Deputy Minister of State for Disaster Management, who headed a high-level government delegation to the remembered locations; to deter such incidents from happening in the future, has given the essential instructions to the local authorities.
The following reports of the “fire” continuing in the forests of Nuristan, many media outlets reported that the “fire” had spread to the Kunar forests, a claim that the government ministry had refuted.
Source: Bakhtar News Agency