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Distt Admin Kupwara arranges air sorties for Karnah

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KUPWARA: Much to the delight of the stranded passengers and patients of the snow-bound Karnah subdivision, the District Administration Kupwara today arranged a helicopter service for them.

As many as 12 persons were airlifted from Tangdhar to Kupwara, including 5 patients, who were in need of advanced treatment, in two air sorties during the day.

Likewise, 1O Karnah-bound stranded passengers were airlifted from District Police Lines (DPL), Kupwara today in subsidised helicopter service. 

Nodal Officer Heli Service, Mudasir Sikander monitored the helicopter service facility at DPL Helipad Kupwara.

The timely requisition of heli service by the Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Kupwara, Ayushi Sudan and UT Administration cooperation has garnered widespread appreciation and gratitude from the people of Karnah.

This initiative underscores the commitment of the civil administration to ensure essential healthcare and other essential services reach even the remotest areas, close to the line of control, saving the lives of patients and fostering community solidarity.

Notably, the people especially patients had to face many hardships during the closure of Chowkibal- Tangdhar road and adverse weather conditions, the helicopter service has come as a major relief for the people.

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