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Gujarat floods: NDRF rescue mission in pictures

By Oneindia Staff Writer
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Incessant rains lashed parts of north Gujarat, with overflowing reservoirs and rivers causing floods in Banaskantha and Patan districts. The government has put the state on high alert. Army, IAF, and NDRF teams have been called in for rescue operations.

Army, IAF, and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams have been called in for rescue and relief operations. About 2,200 people have been shifted to safer places and over 460 others rescued. Ten rescue teams of NDRF have been pre-positioned at various flood prone areas in the state. So far, the Gujarat relief department confirmed 61 rain-related deaths in the state.

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    Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani held a review meeting with the government officials at the state disaster control room in Gandhinagar and took stock of the situation and the rescue operations.

    Following pictures show heroic acts of NDRF members rescuing people in flood affected areas.

    Girl rescued

    Girl rescued

    A National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) person rescuing a girl from a flood-hit village in Morbi district on Monday.

    Photo credit: PTI

    Braving the flood water

    Braving the flood water

    National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) men rescuing a villager from a flood-hit area in Morbi district on Monday.

    Photo credit: PTI

    Villagers in rescue boat

    Villagers in rescue boat

    National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) men rescuing flood-hit people in a village in Morbi district on Monday.

    Photo credit: PTI

    Walking across the overflowing water

    NDRF members carrying women, men and children on their back to a safer location.

    Courtesy: @NDRFHQ

    And the search continues..

    And the search continues..

    NDRF members are on a search operation looking for stranded villagers in inundated area

    Courtesy: @NDRFHQ

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