Indian Air Force Drops Food Packets in Flood-Stricken Maharashtra

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Published on August 11, 2019 - Duration: 00:35s

Indian Air Force Drops Food Packets in Flood-Stricken Maharashtra

The Indian Air Force’s South Western Air Command on August 9 dropped food packets to stranded people in the Sangli and Kolhapur Districts of Maharashtra.

The choppers were deployed for aid and rescue operations in the flood-ravaged districts.

According to tweets from the wing commander’s public information office, 4400 kilograms of food packets were delivered by helicopters.

Roughly 250,000 people have been evacuated in Sangli, Kolhapur and Pune, according to India Today.

In the last seven days, deaths have been reported in Maharashtra due to rain, or flood-related incidents, the report said.

In Pune Division, the death toll rose to 29 on Friday, officials said.

Credit: @DefencePRO_Guj via Storyful

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