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IAF turns J&K GATE aspirants' exam memorable

IANS  |  Jammu 

The (IAF) launched another special sortie on Sunday to airlift 186 people from to Srinagar, an said.

said here on Sunday: "At 4.15 p.m. today, the IAF launched a special sortie of C17 Globemaster to airlift 186 people, including children and 170 students, from to

"These students had over the last two days been airlifted from to for appearing in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)," he said.

After appearing in the examination on February 10, the students were again airlifted from Jammu to Srinagar, the said.

Terming it a 'memorable exam', the students said they would never forget the efforts of the IAF.

They could appear in the examination only due to timely and humanitarian assistance extended by the armed forces.

Meanwhile, the Jammu-national highway remained closed for the fifth consecutive day on Sunday after heavy snowfall and rains lashed the area.



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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 20:34 IST