Mumbai, November 21: In another act of bravery, several officials of the Indian Navy on Wednesday safely evacuated a pregnant lady in emergency labour from a remote village in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. According to a tweet by ANI, the Navy officials evacuated the lady from Daring village - a remote village in Nicobar Island. The report informs that the baby was delivered on the Fast Intercepter Craft (FIC) itself, which had left from INS Kardip in Kamorta island.
In a swift medical relief operation, both- the mother and the baby were transferred to the Community Health Centre on arrival in Kamorta Jetty and both of them are safe. According to reports by ANI, the Indian Navy has conducted similar evacuations in the past too in order to help patients. Indian Navy Marine Commando Rescues Mother-Daughter Duo from Kashmir's Wular lake.
Here's the tweet:
Both mother & baby were transferred to the Community Health Centre on arrival in Kamorta Jetty and both of them are safe. (2/2)
— ANI (@ANI) November 21, 2019
A similar incident that took place in October this year where a 49-year-old Lakshadweep police woman, who suffered a stroke, was shifted to Kochi from the island by a Naval dornier aircraft. In July, a pregnant woman patient was evacuated by the MV Triton Liberty, on lease to the Indian Navy, from Kavaratti. In June, Indian Navy officials became saviors for a mother-daughter duo after the Marine Commandos rescued two women from Wular lake in Jammu and Kashmir after their boat loaded with domestic items capsized in the lake.