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IAF Rescues 14 People Caught in Flash Floods in Jammu

IAF today pressed its choppers into service and rescued 14 people caught in flash-floods in Jammu district.

After the authorities alerted IAF, rescue operation was launched by pressing MI-17 chopper into service under the command of Wing Commander Anoop Sharma and carried out difficult evacuation in Akhnoor belt this morning, a Defence spokesman said.

They rescued 14 people, including 3 children and as many women caught in flash-floods in river Chenab in Patyari belt and flew them after a half-hour long difficult operation to an air force station here, he said.

Since the past two days, nearly 250 people have been rescued by various teams of the Army and IAF from flash-floods in the Jammu region.

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