Flood relief operations initiated by Indian troops in Hojai district
Tezpur: Two columns from the Blazing Sword Division of the Gajuraji Corps, equipped with engineering and medical components from the Missamari garrison in Tezpur and Sonitopur districts, will carry out flood relief operations in the Hojai district on May 17.
Unprecedented rain guaranteed immediate rescue and flood relief efforts. At the urgent request, the team took swift and coordinated actions to save lives caught in the flood. Prioritized women, the elderly and infants. Timely and swift action saved lives and avoided major disasters. To date, a total of about 300 villagers have been rescued by the Army. Rescue operations are underway in collaboration with civil authority.
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