Indian Army's field hospital in Turkey in action under Operation Dost

The Indian army's field hospital set-up in Turkey's Hatay to provide assistance to the earthquake-affected people, has started functioning with running medical, surgical, and emergency wards; X-ray lab and medical store.

An Additional Directorate General of Public Information team will work 24 x 7 to provide relief to the affected people, according to Indian Minister S. Jaishankar.

The army field hospital has been set up under India's 'Operation Dost' to provide assistance to Turkey's earthquake-hit people.

Jaishankar on Thursday said the sixth plane from India carrying rescue personnel, essentials, and medical equipment for earthquake relief efforts has reached Turkey.

The sixth flight carries more rescue teams, dog squads, and essential medicines for the quake-hit country.

Meanwhile, according to Sky News, the death toll from the devastating earthquakes that hit Turkey and Syria earlier this week has risen to at least 21,000.


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