Second Indian ship, INS 'Shardul' arrives for flood relief
Second Indian ship, INS 'Shardul' had arrived at the
Port of Colombo to assists the ongoing disaster relief operations in
country today (28th May 2017), states navy media. The ship is commanded
by Commander Rohit Mishra.
INS 'Shardul', together with 4 small boats arrived to
the island with 27 officers, 100 crew members, 3 doctors, 6 medical
assistances, 12 divers and several rescue teams. Ship also carried
essential supplies such as dry ration, bottles of drinking water,
makeshift shelters and medicine.
Naval personnel of INS 'Kirch' that arrived to the
island yesterday (27th May), are currently engaging in flood relief
operations at Udugama and Galapatha in the Kalutara District in
collaboration with the Sri Lanka Navy.
Further, 3rd Indian ship INS 'Jalashwa' is also
expected to arrive in Sri Lanka for disaster relief efforts tomorrow.