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Fire again in the Sundarbans, Chandpai range


Dhaka – Nearly two weeks into a fire incident that occured in the Sundabans, another fire erupted at Abdullah Shila in Chandpai range of the world’s largest mangrove forest in Sharankhola upazila on Wednesday morning, unb news agency has reported.M Saidul Islam, divisional forest officer of Sundarbans East Zone, said the fire originated at Abdullah Shila adjacent to Nangli camp around 10am.
Officials of the forest department have already cut a fire lane to stop the spread of the fire, Saidul added.
Meanwhile, a firefighting unit started for the spot from Morelganj.
Earlier on March 27, a fire broke out in the Dhanshagor station’s Nangli forest camp area of the Sundarbans’ Chadpai range, located in the eastern part of the mangrove forest.


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