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Prime Minister takes notice of fire on Margalla hills
May 28, 2024

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has taken the notice of fire on Margalla hills.

The Prime Minister directed the relevant authorities to mobilize quickly and start operations to control the fire.

The Prime Minister said it should be ensured that no human life get affected by the fire.

Meanwhile, operation to extinguish fire on Trails 3 and 5 of Margalla hills, Islamabad is underway.

Six aviation squadrons and helicopters of Pakistan Army are also participating in the fire extinguishing operation.

The fire broke out at three places between Trails 3 and 5 near Quaid-e-Azam University and Saidpur.

Teams on ground are facing difficulties in extinguishing the fire.

The reasons for fire are not yet known, however the NDMA has advised people to exercise caution, as both natural factors and human activity can potentially ignite forest fires.