Norwegian Tourist Who Went Missing While Skiing Rescued

SRINAGAR: Police in Baramulla have rescued a foreign tourist namely Oeyvind Aamot of Norway, who arrived in Saturday morning at Gulmarg and went for skiing, while on return he lost his track and got stuck in Khar Nallah forests of Drung.

A police spokesman in a statement said that on receipt of this information, two police rescue teams of PS Gulmarg and Tourism Department were immediately formed who followed two tracks around the forest area and finally reached at the location of the foreign skier and was rescued from the forest area of Drung and was brought back to Gulmarg safely.

Meanwhile, the foreign tourist has expressed his gratitude towards police for timely assistance, said the spokesman.

Moreover, SSP Baramulla Shri Amod Ashok Nagpure-IPS has appreciated the rescue teams of Police and Tourism Department and announced a cash reward in their favour, he said.


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