Kashmir Floods: Army steps in

Published on March 30, 2015 21:52:52 PM
Armed forces have launched a rescue operation in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir by deploying 20 columns and kept helicopters on standby.

"The Army has placed 20 flood relief columns ready to react and deploy at short notice," Public Relation Officer (PRO), Defence (Northern Command), Col SD Goswami told PTI
Due to rise of water above danger levels at Sangam and Ram Munshi Bagh, Indian Army was asked to aid the civil authorities to tackle the flood situation in Srinagar District by the Civic Administration on the evening of March 30, Col Goswami said.