DIPHU, Feb 20: Red Horns Divisions unit of Indian Army provided medical assistance towards participants of mini marathon organized by central committee of 45th Karbi Youth Festival in collaboration with Karbi Anglong Sports Association (KASA). This was informed by army source on Tuesday.
“The endeavor of armed forces deployed in Karbi Anglong was aimed to improving relationship with local population and inspire youth to join Indian Army. The medical assistance provided included provisioning of an ambulance besides presence and assistance provided by Army Medical staff,” source said.
Over 108 participants, who included 67 males and 41 females, took part at the event. Medical cover was provided throughout the conduct of the run (from Taralangso sport ground to Birla and back) which was approx 10 Km long, concluded the army press statement.