71 tourists stranded in Ladakh rescued: Army

71 tourists stranded in Ladakh rescued: Army

Srinagar: Army has rescued 71 tourists, including 21 women and children, stranded in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir due to an avalanche between Chang La Pass and Tangtse village.
“Indian Army troops deployed in eastern Ladakh responded to help civilians trapped at the Chang La Pass due to an avalanche that struck between Chang La and Tangtse,” an army statement said.
The statement added, “Seventy-one tourists, including 21 women and children, were rescued and provided medical assistance, food, clothing and accommodation.”

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