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IAF pays aerial tribute to coronavirus warriors in Chandigarh

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IAF pays aerial tribute to coronavirus warriors in Chandigarh

IAF pays aerial tribute to coronavirus warriors in Chandigarh

Indian Air Force's C-130 aircraft flypast over Sukhna Lake to paid tribute to COVID-19 warrior.

Nation will witness flypasts by fighter and transport aircraft of Indian Air Force at multiple locations.

These aircrafts will cover major towns starting from Srinagar to Thiruvananthapuram and from Dibrugarh to Kutch.


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