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IAF chopper airlifts girl injured in J&K quake

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 21:24

Jammu: An Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper today airlifted a six-year old girl injured in today`s earthquake from Kishtwar to Jammu after she suffered critical head injuries.

An IAF Cheetah helicopter airlifted the girl, Muskaan, to provide her better treatment here, IAF officials said.

The girl is accompanies by an attendant and was admitted to a hospital in the city for further treatment.
Two persons were killed and 69, including 32 students, were injured and scores of buildings damaged when an earthquake of moderate intensity shook parts of North India today.
Jammu and Kashmir government has issued necessary instructions to concerned district administrations to assess the loss caused to various structures for providing necessary relief at the earliest.


First Published: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 21:24
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