Tamil Nadu : Fire breaks out in Theni forest, Student trekkers trapped in the area
A major fire broke out in the forest areas of Tamil Nadu’s Theni district on Sunday. The rescue team immediately got into action to control the blaze and contain it. Students who went trekking in the forest area were trapped in huge forest fire. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has ordered the Indian Air Force (IAF) to help in rescue and evacuation. So far the cause of the fire is still not known. The incident happened when the students were climbing down the hills from Munnar in Kerala to Theni when they got trapped in the forest fire.