Watch: IAF helicopters deployed to control raging blaze
the Indian Air Force (IAF) resumed the operation to control the raging blaze on Sunday by pouring litres of water to douse the wildfire in Mount Abu. There were reports of fresh fire on Sunday in some areas between Mount Abu top and the Mount Abu road. The two aircraft made at least19 maneuvers delivering over 53,000 litres of water since Sunday morning. Reportedly, fire around Arna village was said to be dangerously close to inhabited area and is being doused on priority. The hill station of the state which is frequented by dozens of tourists, witnessed the massive fire on April 14. Close to the famous sunset point on Mount Abu it prompted the district administration to seek IAF’s assistance. Since April 14, a total of 100 shuttles have been executed so far delivering over 2.60 lakh litres of water.