Indian Naval ship Sumitra rescues 18 people in cyclone hit Bangladesh

Cyclone Mora had earlier caused havoc in Sri Lanka, killing at least 180. "One of the rescued men had no pulse or heart beat but was revived and is currently on ventilator on board the ship," a Navy official said

Arnima Dwivedi
Published on: 31 May 2017 5:25 AM GMT
Indian Naval ship Sumitra rescues 18 people in cyclone hit Bangladesh
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New Delhi: Indian Naval Ship Sumitra has been successful in rescuing at least 18 persons from Chittagong in Bangladesh that has been hit by cyclone Mora.

The ship was rushed for rescue operations taking place 90 miles south of Chittagong, the Indian navy said. The ship was rescuing persons who were blown away by Mora from the shores and coastal homes.

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Cyclone Mora had earlier caused havoc in Sri Lanka, killing at least 180. "One of the rescued men had no pulse or heart beat but was revived and is currently on ventilator on board the ship," a Navy official said.

Indian Naval ships were prepared for the rescue and relief operations as the cyclone had approached Bangladesh on Tuesday.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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