400 People Stranded on World’s Highest Motorable Road Rescued

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    Leh, June 9, 2012

    The Army and police on Saturday rescued 400 civilians trapped in landslides at Khardung La Pass, the world’s highest motorable road.

    The civilians, including women and children, in 150 vehicles were trapped since last evening in multiple landslides in a stretch of 10 k.m. at Khardung La on the Leh-Nubra road, Northern Command Army Spokesperson Rajesh Kalia said on Saturday.

    The vehicles were trapped between South and North Pullu and the rescue operations were started last night.

    120 people were administered oxygen as oxygen levels were low in the area, officials said.

    Many of the stranded passengers had yesterday complained of mountain sickness.

    The Hindu : States / Other States : 400 people stranded on world’s highest motorable road rescued
     
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    Leh: Army rescues 400 people trapped in landslides

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