INS Sumitra awarded special Search and Rescue Award by NMSAR

Indian naval ship Sumitra was awarded a special Search and Rescue (SAR) award by Chairman, National Maritime Search and Rescue (NMSAR) Board during the XVI NMSAR board meeting on 10 July 2017 in New Delhi for saving lives of 33 Bangladeshi fishermen. The SAR effort undertaken by INS Sumitra in adverse sea conditions post Cyclone ‘Mora’ demonstrates the resolve and capability of the Indian Navy towards assisting mariners and fishermen beyond boundaries.

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