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IAF lifts 707 stranded passengers to Valley

IANS  |  Jammu 

The (IAF) on Monday arranged special sorties to airlift 707 stranded passengers from winter capital to the Valley.

said here: "The relief effort in J&K has been undertaken jointly by the and the civil administration.

"For the 1st time, two aircraft airlifted 707 stranded students and civil passengers simultaneously from Air Force Station,

"In the 1st sortie, a total of 301 and in 2nd sortie 406 passengers, including students, were airlifted from to "

Jammu Air Commodore personally supervised the entire airlift operation at Jammu airbase, he said.

"All the passengers were also provided with by the

"The passengers were extremely thankful to the civil administration and the armed forces for a great humanitarian relief in the time of dire necessity," added Anand.

--IANS

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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 20:58 IST
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