SECURITY FORCES LAUNCHED FLOOD RELIEF OPERATIONS IN VARIOUS PARTS OF CACHAR DISTRICT OF ASSAM
AZIR KHOBOR, CACHAR, 18TH MAY, 2022 : On receipt of urgent request from DC Cachar, security forces comprising of Army & Assam Rifles of Masimpur Garrison launched two columns for flood rescue operations in various parts of Cachar District, Assam on 17 May 2022.
A swift & coordinated action was carried out by both the teams to rescue precious lives caught in the flood. Priority was given to women, the elderly & young children. The timely and swift action resulted in lives being saved and a major disaster being averted.
A total of approx 500 villagers were rescued by both the parties of Srikona Battalion of Assam Rifles and Army troops. Rescue efforts were ongoing till late evening and the DC and locals appreciated the service rendered by Assam Rifles and Army.