Indian Army rescues two women from drowning in turbulent Siyom river in Arunachal
Itanagar: The Indian Army, saved two local women from drowning in the West Siang District of Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday, November 4, 2020.
According to sources, two local women were trapped at the junction of Siyom and Pitgong rivers due to a sudden increase in the water level of both the rivers near Kaying Village, and were on the verge of getting swept away.
The villagers from Kaying reached out to the Indian army for help. A rescue team was assembled promptly from a nearby camp. They reached the site and launched the operation. The army says that the team "displayed ingenuity and exemplary courage by improvising a raft with tubes and bamboos and eventually rescued the women successfully."
The people of the area have lauded the prompt action, bravery and presence of mind displayed by the Indian Army Rescue Team.