Pak Army rescues 22 stranded LUMS students from Gilgit

F.P. Report

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army on Monday rescued 22 students of LUMS stranded in snow-hit Rattu in Gilgit to Rawalpindi.

According to a statement issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), 22 LUMS students who had gone to Gilgit for skiing were stuck in heavy snow and landslide for the last five days.

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa had directed for their immediate heli-lifting after LUMS administration approached Army for help.

All students including 13 boys and nine girls have reached Rawalpindi and on the way to their homes.