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       Over 20 students caught in forest fire in Theni
         Posted on :20:02:15 Mar 11, 2018
       Last edited on:20:02:15 Mar 11, 2018
         Tags: 20 students, forest fire, Theni

KURANGANI: At least 20 students are trapped in Kurangani hill station of Tamil Nadu after forest fire started in the area, officials said.

Meanwhile, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has directed Indian Air Force to commence the rescue and evacuation process.

Sitharaman said she instructed the air force to commence the evacuation process after receiving a request from Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami.

" Responding to the request from the Hon @CMOTamilNadu on the forest -fire related issue -20 students are caught in Kurangani, Theni district. Instructed @IAF_MCC to help in rescue and evacuation. The Southern Command is in touch with the Collector of Theni. @ThanthiTV @pibchennai," Sitharaman tweeted.

More details are awaited.

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