Wangduephodrang dzong destroyed in fire!

A major fire disaster is taking place in Wangduephodrang. After almost four hours of raging fire, Bhutan’s one of the oldest and most historic fortresses, the Wangduephodrang Dzong, is almost completely destroyed. The fire started at around 4 pm this afternoon. Many are already describing the fire as a major loss to the Bhutan’s cultural heritage. It’s impossible for the firefighters to go near the Dzong due to intense heat.

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