Indian Army’s Field Hospital In Turkey Treats 106 Earthquake Survivors

Army field hospital has been established under ‘Operation Dost’ of India.


The Indian Army has set up a field hospital in Iskenderun, the site of the earthquake, where 106 rescued people are being treated.

In a video shared by the Foreign Ministry, rescued patients are being treated at a makeshift hospital in Iskenderun, Turkey.

The Indian Army field hospital set up in Hatay of Turkey to provide assistance to those affected by the earthquake began operations on Thursday.

“The Army field hospital in Iskenderun, Hatay, Turkiye has commenced operations with the operation of Medical, Surgical & Emergency Areas; X-Ray Labs & Medical Stores,” the Minister said. Foreign Ministry S Jaishankar tweeted on Thursday.

According to Jaishankar, an additional team of the General Directorate of Public Information will work 24/7 to provide relief to those affected.

Army field hospital has been established under ‘Operation Dost’ of India to provide assistance to earthquake sufferers in Turkey.

Mr. Jaishankar, who shared pictures of the facility on Twitter on Wednesday, posted: “This field hospital in Hatay, Turkiye will treat those affected by the earthquake. A team of specialists and medical equipment. Our medical and critical care team is preparing to treat emergencies.”

Earlier, India’s Directorate of Public Information (ADG-PI) on Thursday posted on Twitter an image of a female Indian Army officer hugging a Turkish woman in areas affected by the battle. Turkey earthquake.

The tweet read: “#OperationDost We Care. #IndianArmy #Turkiye.”

Mr Jaishankar on Thursday said a sixth plane from India carrying rescue workers, supplies and medical equipment for earthquake relief efforts had arrived in Turkey.

The sixth flight carried additional rescue teams, sniffer dogs and essential medicines for the earthquake-stricken country.

Meanwhile, according to CNN, the death toll from the devastating earthquakes that hit Turkey and Syria earlier this week has surpassed 21,000.

At least 18,342 people have died in Turkey, the Emergency and Disaster Management Authority (AFAD) said.

(Except for the title, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from an aggregated feed.)


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