Indian Air Force steps up rescue operations in Nepal
Kathmandu, April 28 (ANI): With the improvement in weather conditions, Indian Air Force has stepped up rescue operations in the earthquake hit Nepal. Working in coordination with Nepal Army, it rescued several injured people. A powerful earthquake struck the Himalayan kingdom with the 7.9 magnitude at midday on Saturday (April 25) followed by several aftershocks. The earthquake had its epicentre in Pokhra. Task Force Commander of Indian Air Force (IAF), Air commodore Suresh, said that the rescue team was trying to rescue as many people as possible. The rescued people were transported to safe zone by Indian Air Force (IAF).
Many mountaineers and foreign nationals were among the ones who were rescued by the Indian team.
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