Saturday August 27, 2022

Pakistan Army Airlifts 22 Stranded Tourists In Kumrat

SWAT: Relief and rescue operations continued in the country’s northwestern region on Saturday as Pakistan Army rescued 22 tourists who got struck near Upper Dir of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.

In a statement, the Inter-Services Public Relations said, the troops established contact for the search of a few families from Islamabad who got stranded in Kumrat due to a sudden flash flood.

Many of the families, who visited the picturesque valley, could not be evacuated due to bad weather.

The military spokesperson said those people are safe and will be evacuated by army aviation helicopters as and when weather permits, saying a ground party is also ready from Khaweza Khela for evacuation.

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