A major fire broke out in the forest area near Mount Abu in Sirohi district of Rajasthan, prompting the Indian Air Force to deploy an MI-17 chopper to douse the flames. The fire broke out in the morning and spread over several kilometres. The administration is making use of a modified MI-17V5 helicopter to put out the blaze, district collector Abhimanyu Kumar said. The affected area is close to Mount Abu, the sole hill station in the state, where a large number of tourists ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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