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INS Airavat carrying oxygen cylinders, medical supplies from Singapore to arrive in Vishakhapatnam today

In order to help the country in its fight against COVID-19, Indian Navy tanker INS Airavat carrying oxygen cylinders and medical supplies will arrive in Vishakhapatnam from Singapore today. INS Airavat will be carrying eight 20-tonnes empty cryogenic oxygen cylinders, 3150 oxygen cylinders, 500 Filled oxygen cylinders, 10,000 Rapid Antigen Test kits and 450 PPE kits.

Earlier, IL-76 aircraft airlifted three cryogenic oxygen containers from Singapore and landed at Panagarh Air Base, West Bengal on Friday. As India battles the second wave of coronavirus, several countries around the globe including the US, the United Kingdom and Russia have extended support.

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