Srinagar, Oct 12: The Army organised medical, dental and veterinary camp at Sikh Bridge, Gundishot, Karnah Tehsil on Wednesday, a defence spokesman in a statement issued here said.

The camp was organised to impart, educate and make aware the general public about various ailments and convey the basic tenets of healthy living. A total of 562 villagers including 96 children and 88 livestock were benefited from the medical camps, he said .

Free medicines were also provided during the events. The medical camp enabled locals from the villages a chance to avail the medical facilities at their backyard. The efforts of the Army were lauded by the villagers, he said.