In a daring rescue operation, the CRPF Jawans saved a 14-year-old who was being swept off my strong undercurrents in Kashmir's Baramulla.
In a video accessed by Republic TV, the armed forces could be seen forming a human chain to rescue the woman who was seen swept away in the river. Two Jawans jumped in the water immediately to save the woman, while the other CRPF Jawans rushed towards her.
The valour of the Forces, who instantly got into action to save a life, was praised by the locals.
In the valley, two days after the Amarnath Yatra began, more than 15 pilgrims reported breathlessness in the tough terrain and extreme weather condition of the route that leads to Amarnath Cave Shrine. Following that, the Indo-tibetan Borde Police Personnel (ITBP) stepped in to help the yatris. They helped them with an oxygen mask.
Taking to Twitter, the official handle of the Indo-Tibetan Border Force said posted pictures of jawans helping the pilgrims. The batch of pilgrims left for Amarnath cave shrine from Baltal base camp. The 46-day-long yatra kicked off on Monday. Situated at an altitude of 3,888 m, the Amarnath cave is considered as one of the holiest shrines for Hindus.
In yet another display of our forces going beyond the call of duty to assist each and every citizen of the country no matter the odds or the conditions, the Chinar Corps of the Indian Army, last month, rescued two people in a car from overflowing Firozpur River. Chinar Corps rescued Khursheed Bhat and his brother from a car which had become immobile and was about to drown in an overflowing Firozpur Nala near Pattan in Baramulla, J&K.
In the visuals, 3 officials from the Indian Army can be seen helping the people in the car by trying to push and pull the car so that the water doesn't enter it. They can be seen calming the people trapped inside the car. The Chinar Corps waded through waist-deep water and rescued Khursheed Bhat and his brother. The car was being dragged by the force of the water from NH1 towards the nala.