Six tourists rescued from the Deosai plains

The tourists went missing on October 16
Oct 18, 2018
Six tourists were rescued from Deosai in Gilgit-Baltistan on Thursday. The tourists were reportedly trapped in Deosai after heavy snowfall hit the region on October 16 and roads became inaccessible. Some were domestic tourists while others were from other areas in the country. GB spokesperson Faizullah Furaq told SAMAA Digital that, “The administration requested the Pakistan Army to provide helicopters for the rescue operation.” Related: Eight of the 15 missing miners rescued from the mountains in Hazara He said that the Pakistan Army and GB government carried out a joint operation and rescued the tourists. The weather conditions in the area are quite harsh as unexpected snowfall hit the region.

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