Indian Navy Marine Commando rescues woman, daughter after boat capsizes in Jammu and Kashmir's Wular lake

The Indian Navy's MARCOS officials rescued mother-daughter duo after their boat loaded with domestic items capsized in the Wular lake in Jammu and Kashmir.

Asian News International June 20, 2019 13:46:28 IST
Indian Navy Marine Commando rescues woman, daughter after boat capsizes in Jammu and Kashmir's Wular lake
  • The Indian Navy's MARCOS officials rescued mother-daughter duo after their boat loaded with domestic items capsized in the Wular lake in Jammu and Kashmir

  • According to officials, the boat was en route to Sopore

  • The rescued were identified as Rafiqa Begum and her daughter Laali

Bandipora: The Indian Navy's MARCOS officials on Wednesday rescued mother-daughter duo after their boat loaded with domestic items capsized in the Wular lake in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district.

Indian Navy Marine Commando rescues woman daughter after boat capsizes in Jammu and Kashmirs Wular lake

Indian Navy rescues mother—daughter duo from Jammu and Kashmir's Wular lake. ANI

According to officials, the boat was en route to Sopore. The rescued were identified as Rafiqa Begum and her daughter Laali. As soon as the incident was reported, the two MARCOS divers swung into action and rescued the mother and daughter safely.

Locals have applauded marine commandos for taking immediate action. Begum also thanked and praised commandos for their brave attempt. MARCOS is the special forces unit of the Indian Navy, which was created to conduct special rescue operations in a maritime environment.

 

 

Updated Date:

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

Mehbooba Mufti released: Will continue struggle for restoration of Article 370, says PDP chief
Politics

Mehbooba Mufti released: Will continue struggle for restoration of Article 370, says PDP chief

Mehbooba was released on Tuesday night after the Union Territory administration revoked the Public Safety Act charges against her

Three militants killed in 12-hour encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian
India

Three militants killed in 12-hour encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

A search operation launched at Sugan village in Zainapora on Tuesday evening turned into an encounter after militants opened fire on security personnel, said police

JP Nadda slams P Chidambaram over comment on Article 370, says Congress using 'divide India' strategy
India

JP Nadda slams P Chidambaram over comment on Article 370, says Congress using 'divide India' strategy

Chidambaram had said that the 'arbitrary and unconstitutional' decisions of the Narendra Modi government on Jammu and Kashmir must be rescinded