Vinodh Arulappan

Theni forest fire: After Ockhi, Indian Air Force proves its prowess yet again in Tamil Nadu

IAF uses helicopters, medical team and a ground operation unit to bring back stranded trekkers.

13 Mar 2018

Tamil Nadu: Nine bodies found charred in Theni forest fire, IAF concludes rescue operations

The tragedy struck a group of trekkers from Chennai, Coimbatore, Tiruppur and Erode who took a leisure trip to the Kurangani forest in Bodi range at Western Ghats on Saturday.

12 Mar 2018

Theni forest fire: IAF concludes rescue operations at Bodi forest

A team of 35 IAF personnel, including a medical team, based at Sulur Airbase in Coimbatore was pressed in for the rescue operation after 39 trekkers including 3 kids were trapped in the fire.

12 Mar 2018