Kerala flood fury has taken a toll on several lives and destroyed properties in the state. While reports have claimed lives of 173 people owing to the flood devastation, a video shared by the Indian Navy rescuing a child from Aluva has garnered much appreciation from the Twitterati. Check this out:
#OpMadad #KeralaFloodRelief #keralafloods Flight Diver Amit rescues a small child from Aluva. Pilot in Command Cdr Vijay Verma @SpokespersonMoD @DefenceMinIndia @DG_PIB pic.twitter.com/UQmf5rYu27— SpokespersonNavy (@indiannavy) August 16, 2018
Several private and government organisations have been working over the past few days to rescue the marooned citizens of Kerala. Amid the havoc, a video footage of a flight driver rescuing a child from the roof of his house from the stranded village of Aluva is winning hearts. Netizens express their love and support to the Indian Navy for their dedication and noble work.
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Proud of you, Vijay and Amit! May God be with you always!— Usha Nair (@UshaSahana) August 16, 2018
Kudos to our armed forces. Only God knows what would happen had they not been around.— toi_jayantaG (@JayantaGupta15) August 16, 2018
Great service in Kerala by the Army— College dreams (@prasadthevarkat) August 17, 2018
I join the Nation to salute our Flight Diver Amit and his team members. Nation is proud of you. Jai Hind.— Dr Vinod Kumar Gupta (@Drvinodguptavet) August 16, 2018
The Name is Varma, with an A. Raja Raja Varma to us. The King from Kozhikode. Raja saving Praja— Sarup (@SarupKumud) August 16, 2018
🇮🇳🙏— anang pal tomar (@anangpaltomar) August 16, 2018
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Over 3000 persons have been rescued so far by the armed forces since the start of the operation. More than 750 persons have been provided medical care by the armed forces. Salute to this courage and let’s hope that the disastrous situation soon escapes the ‘God’s own country’.