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IAF operates special flight to Kargil

IANS  |  New Delhi 

is operating a special flight between Jammu and on request of to facilitate passage of stranded people, a statement said.

"On request of J&K government, the is operating special courier between Jammu and to facilitate the people stranded due to closure of passes following heavy snowfall," a statemetn said.

On Wednesday, an AN-32 aircraft from Chandigarh carried 31 passengers from to Jammu and 46 passengers from Jammu to Kargil.

A flight was scheduled for Tuesday, but could not operate due to bad weather.

Almost every year during peak winters, the special flight is operated on request of the state



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First Published: Thu, January 12 2017. 00:10 IST