Dimapur, February 28: In connection with spread of Noval Corona in China and other parts of the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued an advisory declaring a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by asserting possibility of the virus transmission to humans from wild animals.
Deputy Commissioner Longleng, M. Shayung Phom has banned hunting of wild animals in any form with immediate effect. He further directed all the village council under Longleng district to give wide publicity and ensure enforcement of the order under their respective jurisdiction untill further order. Action shall be initiated as per the provisions of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 against the defaulters. (Page News Service)