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Thousands flee fires in Australia, navy helps evacuate the stranded

01 January, 2020 9:38 pm 9:38 pm

BATEMANS BAY, Australia/MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of holiday makers fled seaside towns on Australia’s east coast on Thursday as bushfires approached, and military ships and helicopters began rescuing thousands more trapped by the blazes. Fueled by searing temperatures and high winds, more than 200 fires are burning across the southeastern states of New … Read More

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Pakistan Army rescues 150 stranded Hindu yatrees in Balochistan

04 April, 2019 3:55 pm 3:55 pm

KACHHI (92 News) – Pakistan Army rescued 150 Hindu yatrees, trapped in a mountainous region of Shoran following flood situation in Balochistan, on Sunday. According to the details garnered, during the rescue operation, the locals also participated along with the Pakistan Army. The pilgrims have been shifted to a safe place through helicopter. The Hindu … Read More

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US approves anti-submarine helicopters sale to India

04 April, 2019 11:43 pm 11:43 pm

WASHINGTON (92 News) – The US had approved the sale of 24 MH-60R helicopters to India, significantly boosting its emerging ally’s firepower to target submarines as China expands in the Indian Ocean. In a quick reply to an Indian request submitted late last year, the State Department said it was informing the US Congress as … Read More

Death toll from southern Africa cyclone, floods exceeds 700

03 March, 2019 11:19 pm 11:19 pm

BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) – Mozambique reported scores more deaths on Saturday from a cyclone and floods around southern Africa that have killed at least 732 people and left thousands in desperate need of help, many on rooftops and trees. Cyclone Idai lashed the Mozambican port city of Beira with winds of up to 170 km … Read More

Pakistan Navy helps Iranian dhow at open sea

06 June, 2018 6:47 pm 6:47 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan Navy helicopter provided assistance to stranded Iranian Dhow in North Arabian Sea (NAS) 101 NM (187 KM) off  Ormara. Upon receipt of information about distressed Dhow ‘Al Naeemi’ bearing flag of Islamic Republic of Iran with 13 x crew members (Fishermen) onboard, Pakistan Navy promptly responded and launched a search … Read More

90pc of fire on Margalla Hills extinguished: ISPR

06 June, 2018 8:38 pm 8:38 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor has said that 90 percent of fire on Margalla Hills has been extinguished. He said that Army Aviation and PAF helicopters are continuing to extinguish the fire. The DG ISPR said that 41 sorties carrying Bambi buckets were flown over the affected areas. On Thursday, … Read More

Pak Army provided helicopters for relief operations in Leepa Valley: ISPR

02 February, 2017 6:25 pm 6:25 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Pak Army has provided helicopters for relief operations in Leepa Valley. According to a press release issued by the ISPR, the relief and rescue operation was launched in connection with accidental fire that broke out in Leepa Bazar, Azad Kashmir, due to short circuiting. The fire soon spread and engulfed entire … Read More