Srinagar: The policemen Wednesday rescued skiers who were trapped in a snow bound area at Gulmarg, sources said.
They said that the police station Gulmarg received information that some skiers were missing from Affarwat area. Reacting to the SOS, police along with Tourism Department deputed a rescue team during night hours and launched a rescue operation in the snow bound mountains. After hectic efforts in the cold condition, the skiers were traced in Kharnala area in critical condition and were brought to Gulmarg by rescuing team, sources said.
They added that the skiers were later hospitalised.