Indian Air Force C-17 Globemaster military transport aircraft are sending relief supplies to Turkey. At the same time, to help the people trapped in Syria, India has sent medical supplies through Indian Air Force aircraft C-130. An Indian Air Force plane carrying 6 tonnes of emergency aid left for Syria.
First Published Feb 8, 2023, 2:28 AM IST
Aid teams from all over the world, including India, are sending their rescue personnel, financial aid and supplies to the areas affected by the devastating earthquake in Turkey-Syria. In this process, India stood by the earthquake victims. To support them, India on Tuesday sent an Army Field Hospital to provide relief supplies and a 30-bed medical facility via four Indian Air Force C-17 Globemaster military transport aircraft.
A 45-member medical team took off in a C-17 aircraft of the Indian Air Force. This includes critical care specialists and surgeons. Meanwhile, to help the people trapped in Syria, the Indian Air Force has sent medical supplies via C-130 aircraft. An Indian Air Force plane carrying 6 tonnes of emergency aid left for Syria.
Despite Turkey’s anti-India stance on international platforms, it is noteworthy that the Modi government has sent 200 NDRF personnel, sniffer dogs, medicines and a medical team to Turkey. India said it would send two search and rescue teams, including specially trained dogs and medical personnel. An Air Force C-17 aircraft left for Turkey on Monday night. NDRF, IAF along with rescue teams and other Indian agencies are involved in the relief operation.
Indian Army has sent an 89-member medical team to Turkey. The team consists of medical professionals. It includes X-ray machines, ventilators, oxygen generating plants, cardiac monitors and related equipment. At the same time, the death toll in the earthquake has reached 7,100.
Last Updated Feb 8, 2023, 2:28 AM IST