Four Women Footballers return to Odisha


Bhubaneswar, April 27: Four women footballers in the team of Under-14 have arrived in Odisha capital today. They were rescued from earthquake-hit Nepal by Indian Air Force on Sunday. They were brought back to New Delhi from where they came by flight today.

They were Janaki Murmu, Iva Panna, Banya Kabiraj and Shanti Murmu. They all were happy and thanked the Centre for quick action and rescue operation by the NDRF and armed forces teams in Nepal.

However, another team member Shraddhnajli Samantray was not seen among them. She will return later.

Five women footballers were trapped along with the team members after the massive quake devastated Nepal on Saturday. Even the aftershocks jolted the country creating huge loss of human lives and properties. The 19-member team had returned to Delhi yesterday from the quake-hit Nepal.

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