PRESS RELEASE : 30 ASSAM RIFLES “RISING SUN BATTALION SAVED THE LIFE OF A CIVILIAN’’
1. True to its motto of ‘Friends of the Hill People’, the troops of the Rising Sun Battalion, saved the life of a civilian namely Jane Joy, aged 26 years, resident of village – Chingmeirong, district – Imphal East, Manipur. The individual was bitten by a venomous snake on 22 Aug 2012 and was evacuated to MI Room, 30 Assam Rifles, Mantripukhri and given first aid. Moreover, the individual is in stable condition and is under continuous observation.
2. The speedy action of medication and resuscitation by the medical officer of 30 Assam Rifles played a significant role in saving the life of the victim. The individual was rendered the timely medical support because of which his family members has expressed their gratitude towards the unit and it’s medical team. Moreover, the incident has further strengthened the bond of friendship between the locals and the Assam Rifles.
* The press release is being sent by Officials of Rising Sun Bn, 30 Assam Rifles, Manipur