Police rescue 34 tourists, pregnant lady in Budgam

Srinagar: Amid the inclement weather, police in Budgam provided a helping hand to stranded tourists and rescued 34 tourists between Rayar and Yarikhah Doodpathri Road. It also rendered a helping hand to one pregnant lady stranded at Shenni Pora area of Khansahib.
“Police Station Khansahib received a distressed call that some tourists were stuck at Rayar while travelling in their vehicles due to sudden snowfall. Accordingly, police party of Police Station Khansahib facilitated 34 tourists up to Yarikhah and provided them necessary assistance,” police said in a statement.
Meanwhile, Police station Khansahib received a distress call that one lady from Shenni Pora area of Khansahib had developed labour issues and needs to be shifted to SDH Hospital Khansahib immediately but due to snowfall and slippery conditions of the road, they are not able to carry patient to hospital, the statement said, adding that accordingly, a police team of Police Station Khansahib was deputed and the lady was brought to SDH hospital Khansahib safely.
Meanwhile, locals as well as tourists expressed their gratitude towards the police for timely assistance.


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