Indian Army has launched Flood Relief Operation in several parts of Assam on 18th of May. The heavy rainfall in the region has resulted in massive flashflood and in the region landslides, thereby wreaking havoc.
Indian Army; Flood relief
As per reports, Blazing Sword Division of Gajraj Corps were mobilized in order to carry out the relief operation.
A notification was released which stated, “Two columns of Blazing Sword Division of Gajraj Corps with Engineering and Medical components from Tezpur and Missamari garrison have been mobilised to carry out flood relief operations in Hojai District on the evening of 17th May 2022. Unprecedented rains had warranted immediate rescue and flood relief operations. Based on urgent requisition, a swift and coordinated action was carried out by the teams to rescue precious lives caught in the flood.”
Today, on the 18th of May 2022, around 300 villages has been rescued by the troops.