Srinagar: Army on Friday said it rescued two women in remote area of Gurez on Thursday.
“Salima Begum, resident of Gujran village, and Rukhsana Begum, resident of Dawar village, in Gurez area were in their advance stage of pregnancy. The ladies developed serious complications and necessitated immediate medical help. As the area is totally isolated due to continuous bad weather, the helpless family members approached the army for evacuation.
“Army as always has been, responded immediately and quickly coordinated the availability of helicopter, resulting in both the ladies being evacuated to Bandipora for their treatment,” an army spokesman said in a statement here.