Indian Air Force undertakes flood relief operations in Tripura
TNT News | Agartala, June 15, 2018:
As flash floods triggered by heavy rains continue to ravage Tripura, three Mi 17 helicopters of Indian Air Force undertook flood relief operation in affected areas of the state, particularly in the town of Kailashahar on 15 Jun 18.
The helicopters are operating from Radhanagar helipad located about nine kilometers from Kailashahar and 4.1 tons of food and other essential supplies were delivered to the affected people in the area.
It may be mentioned that the Bharatya Janata Party (BJP) chief, Amit Shah, who was scheduled to visit Tripura on June 18, had to postponed the trip because of the flood triggered by heavy rains, a senior party official said on Thursday.