Army divers conduct rescue operation in Chenab

Jammu, Jan 19: The Army’s diving team from Udhampur carried out search and rescue operations in Chenab river to find the missing bodies of a father and son which got washed away in Chenab after the Maruti car they were travelling in fell into the river near Jaswal bridge on National Highway 44.

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The bodies of passengers identified as Partap Singh and Keshar Singh could not be recovered by the team of SDRF, Police and Red Cross Quick Reaction Team.  Based on the requisition from civil administration, Delta Force called in the specialist diver team from Udhampur for undertaking the search and rescue operations. The civil administration and police appreciated the efforts of the Indian Army in providing the divers and in carrying out this rescue effort.