Extend helping hand to injured ex-SSB jawan: APWWS to Govt

Extend helping hand to injured ex-SSB jawan: APWWS to Govt

ITANAGAR, Jun 21: The Arunachal Pradesh Women’s Welfare Society (APWWS) has urged upon the State Govt to extend required financial assistance to the retired SSB jawan Bini Todum, who sustained serious leg injuries during a routine bombing exercise involving an IAF fighter plane at Dollungmukh bombing zone under Kamle district on June 8 last. Todum is currently undergoing medical treatment at the Tomo Riba Institute of Health & Medical Sciences (TRIHMS), Naharlagun.

Even if the IAF had ordered a court of inquiry following the incident, the APWWS, a team of which today visited the injured Todum at the hospital to enquire about his health, further urged the Pema Khandu Govt to take up the issue with the IAF.

The relatives attending on him informed the APWWS team that other than help from individuals, there has been no help from the State Govt or the IAF.

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