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HADR Operation by Indian Air Force for Flood Relief

HADR Operation by Indian Air Force for Flood Relief

HADR Operation by Indian Air Force for Flood Relief

In response to assistance requested by Civil administration for flood relief operations in Bihar, since yesterday, the C-17 aircraft of the Indian Air Force have airlifted a total of 324 NDRF personnel and over 42 tons of load from Bhubaneswar and Ranchi to major relief centres at Purnea and Patna.

In addition, 372 Army personnel and 25.5 tons of load has also been airlifted from Ranchi to Purnea and Patna to assist in flood relief operations. A total of 4 sorties of C-17 and one sortie of An-32 aircraft have been flown towards this task.

A Mi-17 helicopter from Gorakhpur evacuated 45 marooned people from Maharajganj on the morning of 14 Aug 17. In addition 90 Army personnel along with boats and rescue equipment have also been transferred from Allahabad to Darbhanga.

In case you come across any suspicious activity, any suspicious movement or have any information to tell to the Anti-Terror Squad, please take a note of the new ALL INDIA TOLL-FREE Terror Help-line '1090'. Your city's Police or Anti-Terror squad will take action as quickly as possible. Remember that this single number 1090 is valid all over india. This is a toll free number and can be dialled from mobile phones also. Moreover, the identity of the caller will be kept a secret.

Please try to make aware each and every citizen of india about this facility.

Helpline 1090
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