Ex-Gorkhas fight at quake front in Nepal

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Kathmandu: As many as 1.25 lakh ex-servicemen from the Gorkha regiments of the Army, who are back in Nepal, have now been roped in for rescue operations. “We have contacted all the ex-servicemen from the Gorkha regiments,” a Defence Ministry spokesperson said. Army Chief General Dalbir Singh, from the Gurkha Rifles regiment, is the Honorary Chief of the Nepalese Army.

The devastating quake has claimed more than 3000 lives in the state with the death toll still surging.

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