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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
27-June-2013 18:44 IST
IAF's 'OP RAHAT' Update on 27 Jun 2013 Upto 6 O'clock

A weather recce was undertaken by C 130J from Hindan over flood affected areas during early morning hours.

On 27 Jun 2013, since morning uptil 6 o'clock in the evening, the IAF airlifted a total of 1669 persons (including about628 from Harsil and 706 from Badrinath), flying 201 sorties and dropping/landing approximately 33,070 kg of relief material.

Since 17 Jun 2013, the IAF in 'Op Rahat' has airlifted a total of 15,113 persons, flying a total of 1,820 sorties and dropping/landing a total of 2,81,080 kg of relief material and equipment.

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