In Nepal, the evacuation of strandedKailash Mansarovar Yatra pilgrims has resumed. 96 pilgrims have beenevacuated from Simikot today. 73 pilgrims were evacuated through 5 commercialflights this morning and another 23 were airlifted by a Nepal Army helicopter.250 pilgrims were also brought to Simikot from Hilsa by helicopters.
Ourcorrespondent reports that over 1300 pilgrims are still stranded in Simikot,Hilsa and on the Tibetan side. 158 pilgrims were evacuated fromSimikot yesterday through 10 commercial flights