Business Standard

Two pilgrims die during Kinner Kailash yatra

Image

ANI General News
Two pilgrims died of cold and altitude sickness on Wednesday, while undertaking a yatra to Kinner Kailash in Kinnaur district.
The deceased, identified as Piyush Verma and Varun Singh died due to extremely cold weather as they were wading through the difficult terrain of the Kinner Kailash Mountain.
According to the police, a total of five friends undertook the trek in Kinnaur district.
The other three -- Karan, Rajendra Kumar and Anshul Jaswal -- were rescued by the Quick Response Team of Kinnaur Police.
District officials have directed other pilgrims to refrain from taking the yatra to the mountain.

Disclaimer: No Business Standard Journalist was involved in creation of this content

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Jun 26 2019 | 5:50 PM IST

Explore News