167 stranded passengers airlifted

Excelsior Correspondent
BANDIPORA, Feb 1: Civil administration on Saturday arranged special sorties for the stranded passengers in Gurez and Bandipora and airlifted 167 passengers stranded in Bandipora and Gurez to their respective destinations.
As many as 100 passengers were airlifted from Gurez to Bandipora and Srinagar while 67 passengers were airlifted from Bandipora to Dawar, Baduab and Neeru(Tulail) in Gurez valley in 22 sorties of MI-17 helicopter and Pavan Hans helicopter service including 10 sorties of MI-17 and 12 sorties of Pavan Hans.
Earlier 127 passengers were airlifted from Bandipora and Gurez last week by the civil administration.


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