US national among 7 foreigners rescued from flood-hit Kashmir

A US national was among seven foreigners rescued by the Army and Air Force from flood-hit north Kashmir on Tuesday.

PTI| Updated: Sep 09, 2014, 13:11 PM IST

Jammu: A US national was among seven foreigners rescued by the Army and Air Force from flood-hit north Kashmir on Tuesday.

The US national has been rescued and ferried to Srinagar airport, Army officials said, adding that he will be flown to Delhi.

Army also rescued six Pakistani nationals from flood-hit area of north Kashmir and shifted them to safer areas, they said.

The Pakistani nationals were visiting Kashmir on a permit.

Further details are awaited.