Uttarakhand chopper crash: Why is God so angry, asks IAF official

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A seer runs to board an IAF helicopter near flood-ravaged Kedarnath on Tuesday — PTI
New Delhi: “Why are the Gods so angry that they are even killing the saviours who are rescuing the sea of humanity in Uttarakhand?” an IAF squadron leader blurted when he got the news of a rescue helicopter crash near Gaurikund, in which 20 people, including Air Force and para-military personnel, are feared killed.
 
IAF sources said three officers, including the two pilots, were among the five IAF personnel killed in the crash in north of Gaurikund, Uttarakhand on Tuesday.
 
ITBP officials said the paramilitary force has rushed teams to the crash site even as it is conducting a head count of all personnel involved in relief and rescue operations to ascertain any casualties. 
 
However, no body of ITBP personnel have been recovered so far from the crash site, ITBP sources said, adding that the helicopter, on its third sortie, had earlier dropped firewood at Kedarnath to…

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