2022 August 16 Tuesday
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Almost All Stranded Persons Evacuated From Snowbound Lahual-Spiti


SHIMLA:  Almost all stranded persons in Himachal Pradesh’s snowbound Lahaul and Spiti district have been evacuated to safer places, officials said on Thursday.

While a total of 110 stranded persons, including 24 foreigners, were 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 due to untimely snowfall and rains.

A total of 74 persons, including three German citizens, were airlifted on Thursday by three Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters, a Kullu district official said, adding that the rescued were flown to a temporary helipad in Kullu district.

 The evacuation operation was coordinated by IAF Wing Commander SK Ahuja. Earlier, five stranded persons had been airlifted on Tuesday, whereas 31 were airlifted on Wednesday, which included 15 foreigners.

The 24 foreigners who were evacuated in the last three days include four Danish, three Germans, eight Nepalese, two Norwegians and one Bhutani citizens, the officials said.


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