INS Magar, an amphibious warfare vessel,
departed 28 March 2019 Mumbai for Port
Beira in Mozambique with essential relief material for the cyclone ravaged
The Indian warship is carrying 300 T of relief
supplies including essential medicines, anti – epidemic drugs, food provisions,
clothing, repair and rehabilitation equipment, and temporary shelters. The ship
is also carrying a naval Chetak Light Utility helicopter that will be used in
the ongoing relief operations.
She is bound for Port Beira and will become the fourth
Indian Navy ship after INS Sujata, Shardul and Sarathi of 1 Training Squadron
to augment the Indian Navy's ongoing Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster
Relief (HADR) efforts in Mozambique.