Kashmir Floods: Rajnath Singh Air-Dashes Relief Materials, 2 NDRF Teams To The Valley

30/03/2015 4:29 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
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A resident carries a sheep through waters as they rise in a neighbourhood of Srinagar on March 30, 2015. At least 10 people have been buried by mudslides and hundreds more have had to flee their homes after heavy rain triggered flooding in Indian Kashmir, police said. Mudslides buried at least four houses in Chadoora, the worst hit area of the Himalayan region where hundreds were killed in devastating floods last September. AFP PHOTO/Rouf BHAT (Photo credit should read ROUF BHAT/AFP/Getty Images)

NEW DELHI — Home Minister Rajnath Singh today spoke to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and conveyed to him that relief materials are being air dashed to the flood-affected valley in the shortest possible time.

During the telephonic talk, the Chief Minister briefed the Home Minister about the prevailing flood situation in Kashmir valley and the steps being taken for rescue and providing relief to the affected people.

The Ministry of Home Affairs has already sent off two National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams to assist the state government authorities.

(With inputs from agencies)

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