NET News Desk
To control the spread of COVID-19, the Zokhawthar Company of 8 Assam Rifles under the aegis of 23 Sector Assam Rifles/ Inspector General of Assam Rifles (East) ensured effective guarding of the Indo-Myanmar border in coordination with the local village task force in Zokhawthar village in Mizoram on Tuesday.
The Zokhawthar Company in assistance from VLTFs ensured proper sealing of the border and day-night strict vigilance on all routes along with Indo-Myanmar border to contain the spread of COVID-19.
The team further reached out to the locals in this remote area ensuring basic facilities and support along with distribution of essential kit and medicines. They also interacted with locals to educate them on the outbreak of COVID-19 and how to take stringent measures to contain the spread of this disease. The village authorities appreciated the efforts and support given by Assam Rifles. The AR officials also interacted with the VLTFs performing duties at this location.