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INS Magar loaded with relief material reaches Mozambique

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Another Indian naval ship Saturday reached Mozambique's city loaded with suitable relief material, the government said.

The ship handed over 250 tonne of rice and 500 kg of for the population of affected by Cyclone Idai. The material was received by Mozambican Higino Francisco de Marrule, an official statement said.

cast off around on Sunday, it said.

Three Indian Naval ships were among the first responders in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai in mid-March, providing rescue, medical care and relief to around 3,500 people in Local Indian community and Indian entities have also come forward offering their assistance, it said.

The has expressed its gratitude for support and solidarity extended by

The professionalism, human approach and proficiency of Indian naval crew have received appreciation from the government and the people of Mozambique, as well as international agencies, it said.

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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 22:20 IST