Date: Friday, 28-September-2018, 10:38 AM | Message # 1
Indian Air Force rescues 110 people stranded in Lahaul & Spiti
ABP NEWS Published on Sep 27, 2018
Almost all stranded persons in Himachal Pradesh's snowbound Lahaul and Spiti district have been evacuated to safer places, officials said Thursday. While a total of 99 stranded persons, including 18 foreigners have been airlifted from various inaccessible areas of Lahaul tehsil, over 1,000 persons were transported to safer places by roads in the last three days, they added. Several roads, including Darcha-Khoksar and Tandi-Thirot, have been cleared of snow by Border Road Organisation (BRO) personnel, they said. These roads are now ready for vehicular traffic after they were closed of due to untimely snowfall and rains.