Man stuck between rocks on hillock in Kishtwar rescued

JAMMU — A man stuck between rocks on a hillock in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district was rescued on Sunday, police said.

Jaffer Hussain, a resident of the remote Malipath village, was on his way to Kishtwar from the upper reaches of Shalimar when he accidentally slipped and got stuck between the rocks, a police spokesperson said.

The police immediately launched a rescue operation after receiving a call from Hussain, he said.

After prolonged efforts, the police established contact with Hussain and safely rescued him, the spokesperson said, adding that he had been reunited with his family. — (PTI)