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Death toll in TN forest fire increases to 11

IANS  |  Chennai 

The death toll in Tamil Nadu's Hills forest fire increased to 11 on Tuesday, with a 29-year-old succumbing to severe burn injuries, said an

"She (Divya from Erode) was admitted in with severe burn injuries. She died at around 12.30 p.m," a hospital told IANS.

On Sunday, a group of 36 trekkers were caught in the forest fire in Hills in district.

While nine persons lost their lives on the spot, one person died at a Madurai hospital on Monday.

The injured have been admitted in a separate ward.

Governor on Tuesday visited the and consoled the family members of the injured.



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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 14:12 IST