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uttarakahnd forest fire
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Over 159 Hectares of forest land was affected in Uttarkashi as fire continues to rage in parts of Uttarakhand.

Nearly 13 district of the hilly state have been affected by forest fires since February.

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over 3000 hectares of forest land has been destroyed in the state so far.

Light shower earlier this month helped in supplementing ongoing fire dousing operations across the state, however, soaring temperature has aggravated the situation further.