Bandipora, Apr 4: Authorities in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Tuesday rescued 53 vehicles, along with their drivers and passengers, who were trapped in the snow at Razdan Top on the Bandipora-Gurez road.
An official said that the rescue operation was carried out on Tuesday, following information about the stranded vehicles in adverse weather conditions.
He said that the Police personnel immediately swung into action and braved the challenging weather conditions to rescue the stranded vehicles and their passengers, taking them to a safer place.
The official said that the Bandipora-Gurez road has been suspended due to heavy snowfall, with the Dawar in Gurez receiving around 03 inches of snow, and the Tulail area in the region receiving more than 06 inches of snow.
Notably, the Bandipora-Gurez road typically remains closed during the winter months due to heavy snowfall in the area.
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