Himachal Police Rescues Over 300 Tourists Stranded Near Atal Tunnel After Snowfall
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Himachal Police Rescues Over 300 Tourists Stranded Near Atal Tunnel After Snowfall

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January 3, 2021

The Himachal Pradesh Police has rescued over 300 tourists stranded near the Atal Tunnel at Rohtang after a fresh snowfall, an official said on Sunday.Some tourists had crossed the tunnel on Saturday morning but in the evening, they could not find any resting place in Lahaul due to snowfall and were stranded midway while returning to Manali, Kullu SP Gaurav Singh said.


New Delhi, 03 January 2021

As per news report of NDTV, the Lahaul-Spiti Police in coordination with the Kullu Police sent vehicles through the tunnel in the evening.However, these vehicles were stuck midway while on their way to Manali due to snow and slippery roads, Gaurav Singh said.Around 70 vehicles, including a 48-seater bus, a 24-seater police bus and one police quick reaction team (QRT), were deployed for their rescue.

Source -NDTV


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