ITBP begins erecting bridge across Bhagirathi river

Last Updated: Monday, August 6, 2012 - 17:08

Dehra Dun: The ITBP has begun erecting a `rope bridge` across the Bhagirathi river in Gangori area to resume communication links in rain-ravaged Uttarakhand.

The paramilitary forces have brought a fresh contingent of its troops to erect the bridge, while it has also begun six medical camps in various flood and rain water affected areas of the state.

"We have treated 230 people in our medical camps till now," ITBP spokesperson Deepak Pandey said from the forces` headquarters in New Delhi.
The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) which guards the Sino-Indian frontier has deployed about 300 personnel for relief and rescue works in the state.
PTI



First Published: Monday, August 6, 2012 - 17:08

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