Army, IAF evacuates pregnant lady from snow bound Kishtwar (WATCH)

Thursday, 9 February 2023 (14:51 IST)
Jammu: Indian Army troops in coordination with the Indian Air Force(IAF) on Thursday evacuated a pregnant lady in critical condition from a remote snow bound Nawapachi area of Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Defence spokesman, Lt Col Devender Anand said that the lady was shifted to Kishtwar town where she is being treated in District Hospital.
"Indian Army has been helping the People towards reducing their hardships in this challenging area which witnesses harsh weather and extremely difficult living conditions, more so during winters wherein the area remains totally cut off due to closure of land route," he added.

The Spokesman said that Indian Army has always been rendering life saving humanitarian assistance to the people apart from conducting counter terrorist operations in the region.
The locals expressed gratitude towards Indian Army and Indian Air Force for noble life saving effort in a quick time frame, he stated. (UNI)

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