Narendra Modi celebrates Diwali with army, ITBP personnel in Uttarakhand's Harsil near India-China border
Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Harsil near the India-China border in Uttarakhand to celebrate Diwali with Army and ITBP personnel
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"There was not even a single structure that was standing. There were many bodies. It was a ghost town. The stench of the bodies was so bad that our men found it difficult to go ahead. It was with great difficulty that we walked ahead"
The IAF has been involved in the operations since 17 June and has flown around 1,800 sorties airlifting more than 15,000 people in the process.
The chopper was on its way to Harsil when it made a hard landing on the helipad there.