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Nepal: Evacuation of Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims completed

The remaining 160 pilgrims in Simikot and Hilsa were airlifted this morning. In a massive exercise undertaken by the Embassy of India over 1400 pilgrims were evacuated from Simikot in last five days. These pilgrims were stranded in Simikot, Hilsa and Tibet side due to bad weather. Meanwhile, situation is ... Read More »

Nepal: Evacuation of stranded pilgrims in full swing

336 stranded pilgrims were airlifted from Simikot to Surkhet on Wednesday and sent to Nepalgunj by the buses. 250 people were brought to Simikot from Hilsa. The number of stranded pilgrims at resource lean Hilsa has been drastically brought down.   The Indian Embassy has said that situation is under control and there is no need to panic. The Mission has also said that only one ... Read More »

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