JK News Today

Jammu, April 21:

Indian Army rescued 16 people stranded in heavy snowfall at Sinthan Pass of Kishtwar district (J&K) on 21 Apr 2022.

Information was received from Civil Administration about 07 civilians having stranded on NH 244 somewhere near Sinthan Pass amidst heavy snowfall. A Rescue team of Indian Army personnel from Sinthan Maidan moved to rescue the civilians. The team walked for around 15 KM on NH 244 during continuous snowfall and zero visibility conditions and reached the civilians near Sinthan pass at around 6:15PM. Thereafter, brought them down to Sinthan Maidan where they were provided with medicines, food and shelter. Prompt action of troops of Indian Army in the rescue operation saved the precious lives.