Naval diving team joins search operation in Imphal River


Based on request from Manipur State Government, a team of 12 naval divers and 02 hydrographers (survey sailors) were airlifted from Visakhapatnam by an IAF aircraft to Imphal on Tuesday evening.

The naval diving team is carrying necessary diving equipment including portable side scan sonar for locating objects underwater and commenced search operation today. T

he team has joined the ongoing search operation along with NDRF team and civil authorities in locating three missing personnel out of 12 personnel reported missing after their boat capsized during a storm in the reservoir of Mapithel dam in Kamjong district of Manipur on 28 Apr 19.