KP CM seeks report from CS over forest fires.

PESHAWAR -- Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mahmood Khan has directed Chief Secretary KP to submit a detail report over recent forest fire incidents inflicting severe damage to trees, wild species and local communities.

According to a message issued by Forestry, Environment and Wildlife Department, Chief Minister has also issued directives for ensuring award of strict penalties to saboteurs who intentionally lit fire in forests.

It merits a mention here that during the current month of June, more than 200 incidents of fire in different forests of the province were reported ensuing in burning of large number of trees besides damaging biodiversity...

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