Over 1000 Pilgrims Rescued in Uttarakhand


Ghangaria: The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on Sunday rescued over 1,000 pilgrims from the Ghangaria-Hemkund Sahib route in Uttarakhand.

The pilgrims were stranded as various bridges on the rivers were washed away due to heavy rains that lashed the area this week.

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Heavy rains in the state have also triggered landslides at various places, thereby, affecting the vehicular movement of the pilgrims.

The ITBP also rescued a dog from Lakshman Ganga river in Uttarakhand’s Ghangaria district.