Bengaluru, 23 July 2021: The ICG in Karnataka conducted a day-long rescue operation in the flood-hit Uttra Kannada District rescued a total of 161 precious lives of local populace from Khargejoog village, Unglijoog, Kharejoog & Bodojoog Islands. Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) and rescue operations was pressed into service at short notice.
The Armed Forces are in constant touch with the civil administration of the affected state. ICG Forces teams are aware of the need to keep the road & rail links open to ensure uninterrupted supply of life saving oxygen & drugs required for treatment at COVID-19 hospitals. The ICG Force remain ready to mitigate the impact of the incessant heavy rains , save lives and provide succour to the fellow citizens.