"It's a shame that such a natural masterpiece was [ruined] like that."
Local authorities also seek to replace all wooden boats with metal boats over the next five years
Police rejected the claim, saying crew members had stayed and helped firefighters extinguish the blaze
An official said 18 of the 23 new caves were highly praised for their beauty and scientific values.
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