Tuesday, Aug 04, 2020 | Last Update : 12:06 AM IST

132nd Day Of Lockdown

Maharashtra44122827680915576 Tamil Nadu2632221964834132 Andhra Pradesh166586828861474 Delhi1384821233174004 Karnataka134819577252496 Uttar Pradesh97362533571730 West Bengal75516527301678 Telangana6766048609551 Gujarat63684466892482 Bihar5956736637322 Rajasthan4495531216706 Assam4290532385105 Haryana3629729690433 Odisha3491321955236 Madhya Pradesh3353523550886 Kerala259121446383 Jammu and Kashmir2141613127396 Punjab1785311466423 Jharkhand121884513115 Chhatisgarh9608699158 Uttarakhand7593443786 Goa6530466853 Tripura5248346323 Puducherry3806230952 Manipur283117377 Himachal Pradesh2654150813 Arunachal Pradesh19359693 Nagaland19356484 Chandigarh111769819 Meghalaya8742645 Sikkim6582891 Mizoram4702580
  India   All India  26 Jan 2019  Hundreds of tourists stuck in Himachal's Bir Billing landslide rescued

Hundreds of tourists stuck in Himachal's Bir Billing landslide rescued

PTI
Published : Jan 26, 2019, 12:10 pm IST
Updated : Jan 26, 2019, 12:10 pm IST

The tourists in about 60 vehicles had been stuck after a landslide near the Point Five area Friday evening.

A rescue team was sent at the spot soon after information about them being stuck there was received, he said adding that all tourists were rescued safely after one-and-a-half hour operation. (Photo: ANI | Twitter)
 A rescue team was sent at the spot soon after information about them being stuck there was received, he said adding that all tourists were rescued safely after one-and-a-half hour operation. (Photo: ANI | Twitter)

Shimla: Hundred of tourists stuck in a landslide in Bir Billing in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district have been rescued, a district official said Saturday.

The tourists in about 60 vehicles had been stuck after a landslide near the Point Five area Friday evening, he said.

 

A rescue team was sent at the spot soon after information about them being stuck there was received, he said adding that all tourists were rescued safely after one-and-a-half hour operation.

Baijnath Sub-divisional Magistrate Rameshwar Dass said, "The rescue team led by Special Area Development Authority supervisor Ranvijay cleared the blocked road in one-and-a-half-hour." DSP Baijnath has been asked to deploy police personnel on Billing road, he added.

Tags: himachal pradesh, landslide, rescue operation
Location: India, Himachal Pradesh, Shimla