In Nepal, evacuation of stranded Kailash Mansarovar Yatra pilgrims has resumed on second day today. Five flights landed at Simikot this morning from Nepalgunj. As man as 158 pilgrims were evacuated from Simikot yesterday through 10 commercial flights.
250 pilgrims were also brought to Simikot from Hilsa by helicopters. Our correspondent reports that over 1400 pilgrims are still stranded in Simikot, Hilsa and Tibet side.