Darjeeling: SSB Siliguri Frontier has sent relief material to Nepal and provided medical assistance for the quake-hit victims.
According to a press release by Sashastra Seema Bal, a truck with relief material like dry foods, blankets, drinking water, dry rations, mosquito nets, candles, was sent to the quake victims in Nepal.
The relief material was handed over to Armed Police Force, Nepal at their brigade Headquarters at Itahari, in Sunsari district last night, the release said.
The SSB Siliguri Frontier has so far treated 210 patients.
Special medical team along with Paramedical staff under the supervision of senior doctors of SSB have so far treated 210 victims who have entered India through Panitanki, Pasupatiphatak in West Bengal, and Dhigalbank and Bhatgaon in Bihar.
SSB ambulances were also placed at some strategic locations to provide emergency medical support to the victims, the release said.
SSB personnel have also counselled bordering villagers for confidence building in this hour of grief.
GTA (Gorkhaland Territorial Administration) chief Bimal Gurung has announced that a nine member team will leave for Nepal today with seven trucks of relief material.