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Photo Story: India pays tribute to health workers

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Photos from the military tribute on Sunday by India’s military to health workers responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

According to news reports, IAF held a special flypast across the stretch of the country starting from Srinagar to Trivandrum and another one from Dibrugarh to Kutch, to express gratitude towards medical professionals and all other frontline COVID-19 warriors.

Tribute to health workers responding to the coronavirus pandemic in India
Indian Army musical band performs in front of medical staff during a tribute to health workers responding to the coronavirus pandemic, at medical collage hospital in Jammu, India. EPA-EFE/JAIPAL SINGH

The flypast included both transport and fighter aircrafts of the IAF which at some places will also shower flower petals.

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An Indian Air Force helicopter flies after dispersing flowers over Safdarjung hospital to pay tribute to health workers responding to the coronavirus pandemic in New Delhi, India. EPA-EFE/RAJAT GUPTA
Coronavirus lockdown in India extended
Indian Air Force fighter planes fly past a residential building as they pay tribute to health workers responding to the coronavirus pandemic in New Delhi, India. EPA-EFE/RAJAT GUPTA

 

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