Three tourists stranded after snowfall in Patnitop, rescued

RAMBAN — Three tourists from Uttar Pradesh who were stranded due to snowfall at Natha Top area of Patnitop in Ramban district were rescued by police on Monday.

Quoting an official, news agency KNO reported that the distress call was received in Police Post Patnitop that some tourists were stuck in the snow near Natha Top.

He said, acting swiftly, a special police team was constituted by I/C PP Patnitop PSI Sushil Kumar and the rescue team immediately rushed to the spot.

The police party after strenuous and hectic efforts finally reached the spot amid heavy snowfall and all 3 tourists were safely rescued, he said.