Iranian plane proves helpful: Pine nut forest fire doused

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May 25, 2022

An Iranian firefighting plane has been helpful in extinguishing the fire, local media reported

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In this photo provided by PAF, Iran's firefighting tanker aircraft Ilyushin-76 can be seen at PAF Nur Khan base.

QUETTA: The pine nut forest fire in Balochistan has been doused after 14 days. In a statement on Tuesday, the Balochistan government said that the fire that destroyed large swathes of pine nut and olive plantations has been controlled.

An Iranian firefighting plane has been helpful in extinguishing the fire, local media reported.

Earlier, Iranian aircraft Ilyushin-76, the biggest firefighter aircraft in the world, arrived at Pakistan Air Force (PAF), Nur Khan Base and started aiding in efforts to extinguish the forest fire in Koh-i-Suleman Range, a PAF spokesman said. Pakistan and Iran enjoy cordial relations and help each other during calamities.



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