SWAT: At least four people including three women were dead as fire erupted in Swat’s mountainous forest, Chaksair on Saturday, ARY News reported.
Rescue teams along with the locals of Chaksair are trying to control the fire and carrying out relief operations.
As per initial reports, four people including three women have been dead in the fire. The locals said initially fire broke out at four spots in Swat’s mountainous forest, Brekot, Charbagh Kot, Kabal Segram and Chaksair.
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According to a local journalist of the area, the fire that erupted a week ago has been almost put under control.
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Earlier, the forest fire that erupted in the Pine Forest in the Sherani area of Balochistan Pakistan was brought down.
Located at the juncture of Balochistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, the wildfire started on the K-P side but due to strong winds, it spread to other areas, including Sherani and Musakhail.