Cyclone Tauktae: 4 INS on rescue operation, says Dy Chief of Naval Staff

Updated:3 weeks, 6 days ago

New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral MS Pawar on May 12 said that four of Indian Navy’s ships are on rescue and search operation day and night. “For the last 20 hours these units have been battling to search and rescue as many people as they can in the challenging weather conditions,” he said. “This is one of the most challenging search and rescue ops I’ve seen in the last 4 decades. 4 INS are on site. Main ops pertain to searching and rescuing 261 people from Afcons Barge P305 which sank about 60km away from Mumbai yesterday,’ he said.

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