Army rescue 9 passengers at Rajouri

Army on Sunday rescued nine persons who were stuck in snow at Dehra Ki Gali road in Surankote here.

A statement said troops of the Thanamandi based Romeo Force Battalion braved inclement weather and rescued the passengers including five women passengers.

The passengers were travelling between Thanamandi and Bafliaz Surankote via DKG in a Tata Sumo vehicle that got stuck on the road due to heavy snowfall.

After receiving the information, the troops and men from local police stationed at Dera Ki Gali swung into action and reached the site immediately and rescued the passengers and the vehicle.