Indian Army rescue team returns home

Indian Army rescue team returns home

Jun 4, 2015-

The team of Indian Army who came for search and rescue works after the April 25 devastating earthquake has returned home on Thursday.

The Indian Army had arrived in Nepal within six hours of the destructive earthquake and involved in search and rescue of the quake victims. They had brought together the various rescue items.

The search and rescue team had 711 personnel, 226 in medical team, 334 engineers and 226 in air force. Similarly, it had brought together eight MI 17 and five LLH helicopters, according to the Nepal Army's Public Relations Directorate.

In full coordination with the Nepal Army, the teams remained active in search and rescue of the quake victims, distribution of the relief materials, operation of mobile health camps and removal of wreckage.

The mobile medical teams had conducted joint health camps at Barpak of Gorkha, Dhadingbensi of Dhading and Charikot of Dolakha.

Meanwhile, Chief of the Army Staff, Gaurav Shumsher Rana appreciated the assistance provided by the friendly countries at this crisis.

Published: 04-06-2015 18:58

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