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Amarnath Incident: Air Force took over, 2 ALH Dhruv and 2 MI-17 V5 helicopters deployed, dog squad also engaged in rescue

To date 16 individuals have been killed and over 40 injured in a cloudburst close to Amarnath collapse Jammu and Kashmir on Friday night. NDRF DG Atul Karwal stated that 16 deaths have been confirmed. About 40 are nonetheless lacking. Not a landslide, but it surely’s raining. Nonetheless, there was no drawback within the rescue operation. 4 groups of NDRF with greater than 100 rescuers are engaged within the rescue work. Aside from this, the Indian Military, SDRF, CRPF and others are engaged within the rescue work.

On the similar time, the IAF official has knowledgeable that the Indian Air Force has deployed 2-2 ALH Dhruv and Mi-17 V5 helicopters from Srinagar for rescue operations on the Amarnath cave website. An AN-32 and Ilyushin-76 transport plane have been saved on standby at Chandigarh for additional necessities.

9 our bodies have been taken from Neelgarh to Srinagar

However, BSF says that 9 our bodies have been taken from Neelgarh to Srinagar by BSF MI-17 helicopter. In the meantime, the Amarnath Yatra has been briefly postponed. The authorities have briefly suspended the yatra from each the bottom camps in Baltal and Pahalgam.

ITBP rescued 15 thousand pilgrims stranded round Amarnath cave

ITBP stated that a lot of the pilgrims stranded close to the holy Amarnath cave space as a result of flash floods final night have been shifted to Panjtarni. ITBP has opened the route and prolonged the safety groups from the decrease holy cave to Panjtarni. Round 15,000 individuals have been evacuated.

In accordance with the report, 10 of the injured are being given medical remedy close to the Amarnath cave whereas 13 have been admitted to the Military Hospital. 25 injured are being handled at SASB Hospital. Six troops of the military are engaged in reduction and rescue work, which incorporates 58 individuals together with military officers and JCOs.

Canine squad engaged in rescue

Aside from troopers, canine squads have additionally been deployed in reduction and rescue work. Two canine squads try to hint the lacking individuals close to the Amarnath cave. One among these groups has been introduced right here from Pattan and the opposite crew from Sharifabad. Regardless of the dangerous climate, all the safety businesses are consistently engaged in reduction and rescue work, the rescue operation of the military can be happening constantly.

Amarnath Shrine Board, J&Ok Police and NDRF launched helpline numbers

  • 0194 2313149

  • 0194 2496240

  • 9596779039

  • 9797796217

  • 01936243233

  • 01936243018



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