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Navy dispatches ship, Dornier aircraft to assist Maldives

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Indian Navy has sent a ship and an aircraft to help Maldives in locating a landing craft which went missing two days back.

The Navy sent the INS Kirch and a Dornier aircraft for a search and rescue operation for the missing Maldivian Landing Craft Maria 3, Navy spokesperson Capt D K Sharma said.

The landing craft was travelling from K Thulusdhoo, an island in Maldives to L Gan, another island. It had six persons on board.

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First Published: Sat, May 20 2017. 19:57 IST