RELENTLESS SEARCH OPERATIONS CONTINUE IN TUPUL GENERAL AREA
AZIR KHOBOR, MANIPUR, 2ND JULY, 2022 : Search operations by Indian Army, Assam Rifles, Territorial Army, SDRF and NDRF continue at the incident site at Tupul, Manipur. Two additional bodies of Territorial Army personnel were recovered during the early morning search on 01 Jul.
10 columns have been pressed into the search operation. Synergised and joint operational task force is coordinating the efforts to remove the mud and boulders. A Thorough Wall Radar is also being inducted by air to detect the presence of personnel buried in the debris. A search and rescue dog is also being inducted.
Today early morning GOC in C Eastern Command, Lt Gen RP Kalita met the six injured Territorial Army personnel who were initially evacuated to Liemakong Military Hospital on 30 Jun and are now being provided medical aid at the Assam Rifles Hospital at Mantripukhri.
So far 13 Territorial Army personnel and 05 civilians have been safely rescued, while mortal remains of 09 Territorial Army personnel and 01 civilian have been recovered. Search for missing personnel will continue throughout during the day.