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Army rescues 71 tourists in Ladakh after avalanche hits area

Last Modified Tuesday, 28 March 2017 (15:09 IST)
Srinagar: In a swift action, the Army rescued 71 tourists, including women and children, who got stranded after an struck region of Jammu and Kashmir, a spokesman said here today. A message was received from civil authorities that a group of tourists were stranded in between Chang La and Tangtse in Ladakh region after the avalanche hit the area yesterday.
 

He said a was launched immediately and stranded tourists, including 21 women and children were taken to safer place. The tourists were provided medical assistance, food, clothing besides accommodation, he added and said all the tourists are safe. (UNI)
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