Gulmarg, Feb 13, : Army rescued five foreign tourists at world famous ski resort Gulmarg in Kashmir.
These tourists were staying at a hotel in Gulmarg when they lost their way while skiing.
As per a press release issued by Army: “one Dutch, one American and three British tourists including a lady started skiing from Apharwat, Gondola Phase II and got deviated from the original route.”
“They skied and trekked for hours but in absence of the guide were lost and not able to find their route back to their hotel. After hours of walking, they finally reached close to an Army Camp a bad state and were totally exhausted.”
“The Army extended every possible help to comfort the guests and they were brought to Gulmarg and were served with hot dinner before being escorted back by the representatives of the Hotel.”
“Foreign tourists, Hotel staff and the local police were highly appreciative of the efforts of the Army in rescuing the guests of our country,” the statement reads.
2015 Kashmir Despatch