Air Force Rescues Two Stranded Men from Tawi River

August 19, 2019 17:08
Air Force Rescues Two Stranded Men from Tawi River

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Air Force Rescues Two Stranded Men from Tawi River:- The Indian Air Force staged a rescue mission today afternoon through which the two men have been rescued from Tawi river in Jammu and Kashmir. These men have been rescued from an under-construction bridge over the Tawi river which is flowing through Jammu. Two of the men rescued sought refuge on a pier attached to one of the under-construction bridge's pillars. The video of the men swimming across the river and climbing on to the bridge went viral all over.

(Video Source: ETV Telangana)

The men went to the river to catch fish. With the sudden increase in the river's flow due to the heavy rains, they could not do anything but they could climb one of the pillars and wait for help. An Indian Air Force helicopter was immediately pressed into service to rescue the men. Though they could not initially rescue the men, one of the army officials landed on the spot and rescued them. Dramatic visuals from the riverside showed men sitting on the pier and water gushing all around them. The IAF crew member is then seen gesturing to the pilot of the helicopter, after which the men are pulled up to safety.

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