Connect with us

Ladakh

IAF airlifts 75 stranded passengers of border town of Kargil

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday airlifted 75 passengers of border town of Kargil in Union Territory (UT) of Ladakh, Chief Coordinator, AN-32 Kargil Courier Service Aamir Ali said this afternoon.

He said AN-32 Kargil Courier, of IAF operated today and airlifted 75 passengers.

As many as 21 passengers were airlifted from Kargil to Srinagar, 27 passengers, including two infants, from Srinagar to Kargil.

Mr Ali said 27 passengers were airlifted from Kargil to Jammu.

The passengers were facilitated by Anwar Hussain, Liaison Officer Kargil, Mohammed Raza, Liaison Officer Srinagar and Mohammed Yusuf, Liaison Officer Jammu and their team of Assistant Liaison Officers.

The Kargil Courier has also been arranged for January 14, between Kargil-Srinagar, subject to fair weather, he said.

The Kargil district remained cut off from the Kashmir valley after Srinagar-Leh national highway was declared closed from January Ist for winter months. However, traffic is plying on Kargil to Leh.

Advertisement



Local

Advertisement

Facebook

Subscribe to our newsletter

Please wait...
Want to be notified when our article is published? Enter your email address and name below to be the first to know.

Visitors

375929
Total Users : 313619
Views Today : 17305
Total views : 1987573

Copyright © 2020 JK Media. Powered by Rodiex