Saving lives of injured first responsibility: DPM Khadka

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense Purna Bahadur Khadka has said that saving the lives of people injured in the earthquake is the first priority for the government.

Speaking to media persons at Surkhet Airport this morning, Deputy Prime Minister Khadka stated that the first responsibility now is to protect the lives of the injured and said that all resources and facilities have been mobilized for it.

Also Defense Minister, Khadka shared that three helicopters including a sky truck and a Mi-17 helicopter of the Nepali Army are being used for search, rescue and relief operations from Kathmandu. “Our first priority is to rescue the injured and take them to the nearest hospital”, he said, “All the security personnel including the Nepali Army have been mobilized for rescue and relief work.”


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