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Army calls off rescue work in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir

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Last Updated: September 20, 2014, 07:55 IST

Army calls off rescue work in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir

The army's rescue operations under Operation Megh Rahat in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir have been called off but relief work will continue.

New Delhi: The army's rescue operations under Operation Megh Rahat in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir have been called off but relief and medical assistance will continue, a defence release said on Friday.

"Operation Sadbhavna activities will continue and the troops of Northern Command remain committed to provide support in close synergy with the civil administration and the police," the defence ministry release said.

It said that restoration of road network has also been largely achieved in the state.

Jammu and Kashmir witnessed its worst floods in the past 60 years.
first published:September 20, 2014, 07:55 IST
last updated:September 20, 2014, 07:55 IST