Pinarayi Vijayan expresses shock over Karipur plane crash; speaks to PM


Pinarayi Vijayan has also asked all government agencies to engage in rescue operations using all government facilities.

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan expressed shock over the aircraft accident at Karipur international airport on Friday night.

CMO sources said the Chief Minister spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the latter assured him all help and assistance from the Centre. Pinarayi Vijayan informed the PM that rescue operations were in full swing, the sources said.



Pinarayi Vijayan has also asked all government agencies to engage in rescue operations using all government facilities.

The Chief Minister has deputed state minister A. C. Moideen to coordinate the rescue operations. An IG of police has been deputed to oversee the rescue operations.

Fire and Rescue teams of two districts—Kozhikode and Malappuram have been engaged.

According to information from Kozhikode medical college, seriously injured people have been admitted there. The condition of a mother and child injured in the accident was very serious, Health Minister K. K. Shailaja said,

PTI

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