JK News Today
Srinagar, April 07
While the entire valley was in the grip of a flood like situation and weather turning out to be adverse, army and civilian authorities jointly sprung into action to provide succour to the residents of low lying areas of Isthil, Chehlan and Kokernag. The only bridge in Isthil got washed away and the locals who were in critical situation near the bridge were immediately rescued and taken to safer places and were provided required medical assistance. The team was also able to save life of six persons who got stuck in a sumo that had fallen into the Breng nala.
In a separate incident an ambulance ferrying the pregnant wife of Mr Abdul Aahad Khan r/o Anserip, Bandipora to Srinagar got stuck on Bandipore Srinagar Highway near Malpura village. Army with the help of locals managed to rescue the ambulance and ensure safe movement from an alternate route. Later Mr Abdul Aahad Khan called the SK Bala Camp to inform that he was blessed with a healthy boy at Lal Ded Hospital, Srinagar and thanked Army for the initiative and timely assistance.
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