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Army and PAF teams rescue stranded tourists in Nathia Gali

The rescue operation reportedly kicked off at 3:15 am in extreme weather conditions

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Several of the stranded tourists were rescued from the Nathia Gali, after being sucked in heavy snow early Tuesday morning. Personnel of the Army, Air Force, Quick Relief Force and Rescue 1122 took part in the mission.

The request for help was also shared by a tourist on social media, which reached the concerned authorities. Pakistan Army and Air Force rescue teams were sent in support of the civil administration to help the tourists stranded at Toheed Abad near Nathia Gali overnight, Director-General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor tweeted earlier.

In his tweet, Director-General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor wrote:
On media reports of stranded tourists at Toheed Abad near Nathia Gali, a rescue team each of Army and PAF sent in support of civil administration. Rescue teams carrying medicines and food items. Road blocked due to heavy snowfall and broken down vehicles. Approach being cleared.

The rescue operation reportedly kicked off at 3:15 am in extreme weather conditions.  The tourists after rescue were taken to Murree and Kalabagh.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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