KERALA

Navy carries out medical evacuation

The Navy on Wednesday undertook a medical evacuation from a merchant ship using a Seaking helicopter.

Rajpal Singh Sandhu, a native of Amritsar and the Captain of the merchant vesselMV Vishva Prerna, was reported to have suffered a severe leg injury, necessitating immediate rescue off Kochi, in the morning. The medical evacuation was carried out complying with the COVID-19 protocol.

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