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Police rescue 250 tourists stuck in Affarwat, Gulmarg

SRINAGAR: The Police in Baramulla on Friday rescued nearly 250 tourists who had gone for a Gondola ride to Affarwat in the Gulmarg resort.

Police sources said that the tourists on their return to Gondola base got stuck at Gondola Phase II Affarwat due to technical glitch in the cable car.

They said that police rescue teams of police station Gulmarg led by SHO PS Gulmarg Insp Irshad Ahmad with the assistance of staff of Gondola Car Corporation swung into action.

"After strenuous night efforts , they rescued the stranded tourists and brought them back to Gulmarg base safely," the police added. The tourists expressed their gratitude towards Baramulla Police for timely help.


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