Monday 18 Mar, 2019

Wild Fire in Theni; 9 Killed, Trapped 27 Rescued

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Chennai: The wild fire occurred in Theni Kurangini forest at Kerala Tamil Nadu boarder killed 9 people. The succumbed were identified as truckers, authorities said. Other 27 trapped were rescued by the authorities.

The deceased nine others were identified. Six Chennai natives and three Erode natives are the deceased, reports added.

The ten of the rescued overcome the wounds, other 17 injured rushed to the hospitals in Mathura and Theni, authorities said. The air force and commandos included in the searching process, for the people which are trapped in the forest.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami will visit the site.

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