Army rescues 8 persons trapped in snow in J&K`s Ramban

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 15:26

Jammu: Eight persons trapped in snow in Pir Panchal ranges in Ramban district were rescued by a team of army personnel, officials said here on Thursday.

A special team of ten army personnel rescued the eight stranded civilians from high-altitude Pir Panchal ranges in Nachlana belt of Ramban district last evening, a defence spokesperson said.

An IAF helicopter unit had yesterday rescued more than 200 people trapped in remote areas of Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir for the last two days.

PTI

First Published: Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 15:26

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