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290 returnees arrive from Bengaluru

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By EMN Updated: Jul 09, 2020 9:01 pm
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Anoop Khinchi oversees the arrival of returnees at Dimapur railway station on July 9.

Dimapur, July 9 (EMN): A special train with 290 returnees from Bengaluru arrived at Dimapur railway station on July 9 at around 8:20 am. Out of the total returnees, 137 are from Dimapur and Peren districts, 37 from Mon, 19 from Tuensang, 17 from Longleng, 18 from Kiphire, four from Phek, 24 from Zunheboto, four from Mokukchung, 16 from Wokha and 14 from Kohima.

Team Dimapur led by the deputy commissioner of Dimapur Anoop Khinchi received the returnees, a DIPR report stated, adding that returnees from Dimapur and Peren districts were taken to Agri Expo site for further necessary protocols before relocating them to government quarantine centres.

The report also stated that returnees from other districts were screened at the medical counter set-up at the railway station and given food packets before they were transported to their respective districts by NST buses accompanied by the liaison officer.

The report also mentioned that 49 returnees from Senapati district in Manipur also came by the same train. Team Dimapur had also provided food packets and water to the Manipur returnees before they were transported by buses arranged by the Manipur government.

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By EMN Updated: Jul 09, 2020 9:01:43 pm