Trapped British Trekkers Rescued

Srinagar: A group of 23 British citizens and eight locals who were trapped between Markha-Sko areas following cloudburst on 5th of August, were rescued today.

The group had gone for trekking on 2nd of August.

A group of 23 British citizens comprising of one male (group leader) one female teacher and 21 female students besides 8 local guides and cooks were trapped due to flash floods in between Markha-Sko areas of Police Station Leh on 5th of August 2015. 

After receiving the information, a police party from Police Station Leh headed by HC Muhammad Isa and a team of SDRF started a rescue operation. The police party reached the spot with ration after 12 hours journey by foot. The group was safely rescued and shifted by helicopter to Moonline Guest House in Leh.

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