PARO FOREST FIRE CONTAINED
The week-long fire in Paro was finally contained around 3pm on Tuesday. The fire that spread toward Taktsang monastery was put out in Doteng gewog. Thousands of firefighters came together to battle the fire, however, the wind and rough terrain made it challenging for the firefighters to extinguish it, burning acres of forest and killing a lot of animals. It was reported that over 20 yaks and cattle were killed. The cause of the fire is still unknown.