KOHIMA: Indian Airforce (IAF) on Sunday resumed Bambi Bucket operations towards dousing the fire in Dzouku Valley near Kohima.
Sources reported that four Mi-17 helicopters have been deployed at Dimapur & Rangapahar for the task.
The wildfire at the eastern side of the Dzoukou Valley has been brought under control, reports said on Friday.
“It’s a matter of great relief that our brave Fire Brigade personnel along with some local volunteers have brought the wildfire at eastern side spreading from Mount Khungho towards Mao under control”, a source informed us.
Unfortunately, the wildfire at the southern side is yet to be brought under control.
The Central government has deployed the NDRF personnel at the site now.
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