Home > News > Tibet > Human & Nature >

Forest fire in Tibet put out
update:April 21,2020

Photo taken on March 13, 2020 shows the Potala Palace in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Chogo)
LHASA, April 21,2020 -- A forest fire raging for four days in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region had been put out as of 5 p.m. Saturday, local authorities said.
More than 2,600 people had been sent to battle the fire, which started at around 3:35 p.m. in Nyexi Village in the city of Nyingchi on April 14 and spread over more than 7 square km.
No casualties and damage to major facilities were reported.
  • Scenery of Puma Yumco Lake in Tibet
  • Spring scenery in Lhasa, Tibet
  • In pics: Night views of Yushu on Qinghai-Tibet plateau

E-mail:editor@tibetol.cn |About Us|Contact Us |Site Maps|
Address:3/F, C Tower, RECREO International Centre, 8 Wangjing East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100102, PRC
Copyright by China Intercontinental Communication Co., Ltd All Rights Reserved.