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Namaste Kuwait event at National Museum cancelled

Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Namaste Kuwait  event  at National Museum cancelled

The Embassy of India Kuwait cancelled the "Namaste Kuwait" cultural event scheduled to be held today, Wednesday December 8th, at Kuwait National Museum.

This is due to the IAF Helicopter Crash in India today morning.

On Wednesday morning, an Indian Air Force helicopter carrying 14 army personnel, including chief of defence staff Bipin Rawat, crashed near Coonoor in the nearby hilly Nilgiris district in Tamil Nadu. As per the police sources, the chopper was on its way from the Sulur IAF base to the Defence Services College (DSC) at Wellington when it crashed. Emergency and rescue operation teams are present at the spot. Tamil Nadu forest minister K Ramachandran, who visited the spot, said seven bodies were recovered from the crash site. Three on board were seriously injured and taken to a hospital. Identification of the deceased is under way.

Namaste Kuwait event was organised at Kuwait National Museum by the Embassy of India and Kuwait national Council for Culture, Arts and Literature to mark the 60th anniversary celebration of the diplomatic relation between India and Kuwait.

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