Army organises veterinary medical aid camp in Kashmir

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Srinagar, May 18 (UNI) After holding free medical camps for people, the defence authorities in the Kashmir Valley will now organise veterinary camps in far-flung and remote areas.

The camps would be held in the area where local farmers could get their livestock treated by qualified veterinary doctors free of cost, a Defence Ministry spokesman said.

He said 2 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) organised a veterinary camp at village Gagharpura in north Kashmir district, Baramulla yesterday where specialist veterinary medical assistance was provided to farmers.

He said during the day-long camp about 300 animals were provided medical aid by the team of Army and civil veterinary doctors.

The camp a part from providing a platform for medical and social assistance has been a positive step in cementing the ties between security forces and the local population, he said.

The Army has been organising medical camps in far flung and remote areas where patients were being treated by the doctors free of cost. The patients were being provided medicine and other tests free of cost.

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