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3 hikers die after heavy snowfall lashes Himachal’s Kinnaur; ITBP rescues 10

3 hikers die after heavy snowfall lashes Himachal’s Kinnaur; ITBP rescues 10

Indo-Tibetan Border Police personnel managed to rescue 10 men who had been stuck at  Buran Cross in Kinnaur.

ITBP personnel during the rescue operation on Sunday.

ITBP personnel throughout the rescue operation on Sunday.

Heavy snowfall in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district ended in the loss of life of three hikers on Saturday, October 23. The trio become piece of a 13-solid group that had left for Sangla, Kinnaur, from Janglikh in Rohru, Shimla.

Indo-Tibetan Border Police personnel managed to rescue 10 men who had been stuck at Buran Cross in Kinnaur — at a top of 4,696 metres above sea stage. The group had managed to attain Buran Cross, nonetheless also can not transfer previous as a result of heavy snowfall in the location.

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Deputy Commissioner of Kinnaur Apoorv Devgn said that the our bodies of the three deceased hikers had been buried below four feet of snow.

District administration officials said that they bought the knowledge of the group being stuck at Buran Cross on the 112 helpline. Nine of the 10 hikers had been from Mumbai and one become from Original Delhi.

TWO HIKERS MISSING

In yet every other incident, two hikers who had left Harsil, Uttarkashi, for Kinnaur had been reported to be missing from Lamkhaga, Kinnaur.

An operation to transfer searching and rescue the missing hikers shall be launched on Monday because the choppers also can not purchase off on Sunday as a result of inclement climate.

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