Guwahati, December 28, 2018:
A team of 20 members from Odisha Fire Services personnel led by CFO Sukanta Sethi along with equipments including high-power pumps has left for Meghalaya in a special aircraft of the Air Force to join the rescue operations of the 15 coal miners since December 13.
Bijay Kumar Sharma, Director General Fire, HG & CD Odisha tweeted:
Odisha Fire Services team getting ready to leave for Meghalay to take part in the mission to rescue trapped coal miners. pic.twitter.com/yuhPtYjSLw
— Bijay Kumar Sharma (@BijayKumarShar7) December 28, 2018
Meanwhile, an Indian equipment firm, Kirloskar Brothers has confirmed to send two expert teams with powerful pumps to join the rescue operation.