Baramulla, June 9: Two hundred and fifty tourists, stranded due to a technical fault during a gondola ride at tourist resort Gulmarg , were rescued by Baramulla police last night.
A police official said that soon after information was received, a rescue team of Jammu and Kashmir police led by Station House Officer, Gulmarg, Irshad Ahmad, along with officials of the Gondola Cable Car Corporation rushed to the spot and during the overnight rescue operation brought all the 250 stranded tourists safely to the Gulmarg base. They had got stuck in the Affarwat mountains. The two phase Gondola ride is a favourite for the visitors in Gulmarg
The tourists were all praise for the rescue operation by the police and expressed their gratitude.