India Receives Another Set Of Oxygen Containers, Tankers From Thailand

New Delhi: India on Tuesday received another consignment of containers for transportation of medical oxygen from Thailand.

This was informed by Union Home Ministry on Tuesday.

This is the third consignment of empty oxygen containers flown to the country in Indian Air Force’s (IAF) transport aircraft by the Home Ministry amidst a surge in COVID-19 cases and a subsequent increase in demand for medical oxygen.

“Some glimpses of airlift of oxygen containers from Bangkok by IAF last night. The airlift is being coordinated by MHA. It will enhance oxygen availability amid current COVID19 surge,” stated a tweet by the home ministry spokesperson.

The first consignment of empty oxygen containers was airlifted from Singapore on Saturday. Another batch of containers was brought from Dubai on Monday.

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