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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 »

Nepal: Rescue operation in full swing to evacuate Mansarovar yatra pilgrims

73 pilgrims were evacuated through 5 commercial flight this morning and another 23 were airlifted by Nepal Army helicopter. 158 pilgrims were evacuated yesterday. 250 pilgrims were also brought to Simikot from Hilsa by helicopters. Our correspondent reports that over 1300 pilgrims are still stranded in Simikot, Hilsa and Tibet side. The mission ... Read More »

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