Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh for the families of armed forces personnel killed in the IAF chopper crash in Uttarakhand on Tuesday.
"I salute our armed forces who sacrificed their lives in saving people in Uttarakhand. Gujarat government will give aid of Rs 5 lakh to their families," Modi tweeted.
At least 20 people, including Air Force and para-military personnel, were on Tuesday feared killed when a sophisticated IAF helicopter crashed in bad weather near Gaurikund in Uttarakhand during rescue operations.


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