Indian Army rescues pilgrim near Brarimarg
Srinagar: Indian Army on Monday rescued a pilgrim, who was coming back from Holy Cave after Darshan along with daughter and wife on pony, near Brarimarg.
“A 50-year-old pilgrim, Satyanarayan Toshneya hailing from Akola, Maharashtra, was coming back from Holy Cave after Darshan along with daughter and wife on pony near Brarimarg, the Pony got disbalanced and the individual fell down, approximately 100ft towards the river,” said PRO (Defence) Srinagar.
“The individual sustained severe head injury and fractures in chest. Army troops, along with Mobile Rescue Team rushed to spot and evacuated the individual to Medical Aid Post of Army, Bararimarg. He was provided with first aid at MAP & helicopter was called for immediately and the individual was evacuated from Bararimarg helipad. He is accompanied by his Daughter. The individual has been shifted to Srinagar for further treatment,” the PRO said.
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