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Army rescues 26 trapped in Poonch river flash flood

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Jammu, Jul 29: The Army on Friday rescued 26 persons of several families who were trapped in a flash flood in a river in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, officials said.

Acting on information about 26 members of several families trapped in a flash flood in the Chandak Bela area, army troops along with police and State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) launched an operation to rescue them, they said.

After a day-long operation, they were rescued safely, they said.

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