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Red alert issued in Sundarbans ahead of Eid

  • Published at 11:59 pm June 2nd, 2019
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File photo of a canal in the Sundarbans Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

The alert will be in effect till the official holidays for Eid ends

The Forest Department has issued a red alert in Sundarbans with an aim to protect the world heritage site’s wildlife and to deal with the trail of tourists ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.

The alert will be in effect till the official holidays for Eid ends.

Md Mahmudul Hasan, divisional forest officer (DFO) of Sundarbans (east) Forest Department, confirmed the matter on Sunday afternoon. 

Further, the Eid holidays of all concerned officials and forest guards of Sundarbans have been cut short, he added.