The Indian Air Force or the IAF airlifted more than 98 tonnes of relief materials with the help of aerial platforms on Saturday. The materials were lifted with the assistance of Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) in two of the Northeastern states – Assam and Meghalaya.
IAF shares tweet
The Indian Air Force shared a tweet on their social media handle stating, “In continuation of HADR efforts to provide relief and succour in Assam and Meghalaya, Indian Air Force has airlifted 96 Ton of relief material on 25 June 2022 using various aerial platforms, flying 37 hours in 46 sorties.”
The IAF has flown around 74 missions and had rescued more than 250 persons who were stranded in the flood situation in many regions of Assam.
The Assam flood resulted in the loss of 117 people have lost lives in the floods alone, and around 17 died of landslides.