Poonch: Fire erupted in forests of Narol area of Mendhar in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday evening.
Reports reaching GNS said that fire started in the forest area of Narol late today evening.
When contacted concerned Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Mohan Das when contacted told GNS the forest team has been deputed to the area to douse off the flames.
The DFO said that cause of fire will be ascertained by an enquiry to be initiated into it. He said that case would be also registered against the accused.
The locals apprehend that the fire might have been “man-made” and those involved shall be booked and stern action taken against them. (GNS)