Jafarabad (Gujarat) , Jun 13 : As a severe cyclonic storm VAYU raged towards Shiyalbet Island in Gujarat, a team of NDRF personnel rescued a pregnant lady in need of a pre-term delivery from the island and safely handed her over to a hospital.
Shiyalbet Island is a small village in the Arabian Sea off the Gujarat coast.
She was rescued by 5 Battalion team of National Disaster Response Force, which is deployed at the island she resides at. The disaster management force safely took her to the hospital in Jafarabad city through a boat.
The woman gave birth to a boy later at a hospital, confirmed NDRF.