442. Balaju Wildfire
Photo By: Nishchal Shrestha
Posted Date: 1st May 2010
Location: Balaju, Nepaltar.
Fire at: Shivapuri National Park, Tarkeswor Region
Time: 7:45 pm
Date: April 26th, 2010
This year alone, more than 200 forest fires have been raging in more than 31 districts. From the different news media, it is known that this year’s wildfire is biggest in Nepal’s history. Due to lack of proper fire drill management, forests are being destroyed each summer and death casualty due to fire and during extinguishing process is also increasing.
Image above is just 5 KM far from Balaju and is a part of Shivapuri National Park. That is a popular hiking route in EU known as Tarkeswor to Kakani. Whole night it went on burning.