Army-Air Force launches major rescue operation in flood affected Rajasthan-Gujarat


Ahmedabad: The Indian Army and the Air Force personnel has been relentlessly conducting the rescue operations in the flooded areas of Rajasthan and Gujarat. Troops of Southern Command and South Western Command have been involved in rescue operations in flood-affected areas of Gujarat and parts of Rajasthan.

The army sources said that They have evacuated more than 1,000 people to safer area and provided relief items such as food, drinking water and medicines and medical cover to over 2,400 people. A total of 28 relief teams, seven medical teams and seven ETFs (Engineer Task Forces) were deployed.

The relief base camps have been set up in Banaskantha and Bhuj in Gujarat and Chirpatiya, Dhanera and Sanchor in Rajasthan.

The lone connecting road to Shervo from Hudco village was severely damaged and hence all communication and supplies were cut off due to heavy rains and floods in the region from July 27 to July 30.