695 stranded passengers of Kargil airlifted

KL Report


In order to airlift the stranded passengers of Kargil at Jammu and Srinagar, the Indian Air Force on friday operated another sorties of IL 76 Cargo Aircraft and AN32 Courier Service between Leh-Srinagar/Jammu and Kargil-Srinagar/JamCoordinator AN32 Courier Service.

“A total of 225 of these were flown to Leh from Jammu, 240 from Srinagar to Leh in IL 76 Cargo Aircraft while 100 from Jammu to Kargil, 55 from Kargil to Jammu, 34 from Kargil to Srinagar and 41 from Srinagar to Kargil,” an official statement said.

The statement further informed that subject to weather fair the AN 32 Courier Service will operate between Kargil-Jammu and Kargil Srinagar again on Saturday. The passengers have been asked to contact their concerned Liaison Officers for further information.


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