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Were Mizoram forest fires man-made disaster? SIT to find out

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The Mizoram Police have formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate the cause behind the recent forest fires and find out if they were a 'man-made' disaster. The Police have also filed a case in connection with the forest fire. PM Modi called CM Zoramthanga to get information about the incident. The Indian Airforce choppers are deployed to douse the fire. The forest fires broke out in around 70 areas in five districts.