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LehArmy rescues 80 people stranded amid snowfall in Ladakh

Army rescues 80 people stranded amid snowfall in Ladakh

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, Apr 7: At least 80 persons, including women and children, were rescued after they were left stranded amid snowfall in 17,688-feet-high Chang La pass between Leh and Shyok river valley in the Union Territory of , the Army said on Sunday.

The midnight operation was carried out by the soldiers of the Trishul Division, Leh-based Fire and Fury Corps of the Indian Army said.

“Soldiers of Trishul Division responded immediately to an emergent situation at icy heights of Chang La to clear a traffic block, working relentlessly for two hours in the night, and brought relief to almost 80 persons including ladies & children stuck amidst the snowfall,” the corps wrote on its official social media handle ‘X'.

It also shared a few pictures and a video of the rescue operation.

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