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Stranded skiers rescued in Pattan area, Army says

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Srinagar: Army on Wednesday said it rescued a team of stranded skiers in Pattan area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

Quoting an official, the news agency Kashmir Scroll reported that the post of Banal ex Pattan Bn received information about a skiing team of seven individuals, including two foreigners, being stranded due to bad weather as they came down from Sunshine Peak.

The officials said that the SDPO Tangmarg was informed and the rescue party tried to establish contact with the stranded team.

The rescue operation started around 8:00 in the morning and after a successful operation, the stranded were brought to Banal COB and given first-aid and meals, said the official.

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