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SDRF Team Rescued Six Labourers from Debris st Srinagar


Srinagar (J&K), August, 22nd: Six labourers from Bihar rescued by State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) after they were trapped under the debris of a house which collapsed during renovation work. The SDRF launched the rescue operation around 11.40 am soon after receiving information about the house collapse at Hyderpora locality in Srinagar – Airport road, after putting in strenuous efforts and pressing into service all available rescue equipments, the SDRF team rescued and retrieved the six labourers safely. They were immediately rushed to hospital for check-up and treatment. The house, belonging to Irfan Ahmad Kawoosa, was being renovated when it collapsed, trapping the group of labourers hailing from Bihar.

Sh. S.M Sahai, IPS Additional Director General of Police, Armed J&K who was constantly monitoring the rescue operation, appreciated the exemplary performance exhibited by SDRF personnel while saving the lives of labourers and announced a cash reward in favour of the rescue team.