Crescent Kashmir

‘25 Tourists Rescued at Sinthan Top’

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Authorities in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday said to have rescued twenty-five tourists stuck near Sinthan Top road.

“Under the supervision of DC Anantnag, a joint rescue operation was launched by administration of Sub-Division Kokernag (Revenue, Police and NHIDCL) and administration of Sub-Division Chatroo (Revenue and police) under supervision of DMs Kokernag and Chatroo on June 22, 2022 at around 11 am during which half a dozen vehicles carrying 25 tourists, locals, supplies stuck near Sinthan Top road were rescued”, said a district administration official adding the road was blocked due to fresh snowfall landslide.

“Tehsildars and SHOs of both the sides were closely monitoring the operation under supervision of SDPO Kokernag with the army’s 19 RR on standby”, they told GNS. (GNS)

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