Army carries out rescue efforts

Jammu, Nov 04: Sohanda based Rashtriya Rifles Battalion under Delta Force  took another step in providing helping hand  to the locals and  carried out recovery of a 25 Seater Mini Bus Veh Regd No JK-063067 which had toppled on Khelani – Assar road, 2 km from Khelani at Pakki Hati. Locals travelling in the bus had sustained minor injuries and were shifted to District Hospitals, Doda, after providing first aid at the accident site.

Photo of Rescu Efforts by Army (1)

Photo of Rescu Efforts by Army (2)

On 03 November  2015, at around 1800hrs, the battalion civilian assistance helpline Number received a call regarding the accident of a 25 Seater Mini Bus and requesting for immediate assistance. A column of one officer, one JCO and twelve Other Rank moved to the incident site alongwith a recovery vehicle and first aid team. The travellers were rescued and were provided with first aid. Refreshment in the form of tea and water was provided to the stranded people. Recovery vehicle  was sent to accident site and injured people were shifted to District Hospital, Doda. The timely action by the Army has saved the lives of the people and provided much needed relief to the stranded individuals.