KULGAM: Amid the inclement weather, kulgam police have provided helping hand to 10 tourists (all the residents of Andaman and Nicobar) who got stuck at B-top, Jawahar Tunnel.
Today a specific information was recieved by Kulgam police that some tourists got stuck in heavy snowfall at unknown place (not known to them) while travelling in their vehicle bearing registration number HR55AN-9507 in the jurisdiction of district Kulgam, police said.
Accordingly, a police party headed by SDPO Qazigund Shri Govind Rattan-JKPS, SHO Qazigund, IC PP JT alongwith civil administration Kulgam and BEACON under the close supervision of SP Kulgam Shri Sahil Sarangal-IPS was constituted.
By using all available means and with the help of technical assistance their location was traced out by the joint rescue team and promptly the said team rushed to the spot and resued all the 10 persons who got stuck in heavy snowfall at higher reaches of B-top Jawahar Tunnel.
They were provided necessary assistance & help and were shifted to safe accommodation and from where they started their further journey towards Jammu smoothly.
The tourists expressed their gratitude towards police for their timely help and necessary assistance.