Two injured trekkers from a seven-member team from West Bengal were airlifted to safety from the high mountains of Himachal Pradesh by the Indian Air Force on Saturday while four others were rescued on foot.
One trekker Jevaasheesh Mehtu from Kolkata died on the spot.
The district administration was informed that the group of seven trekkers, who were moving from Rohru in Shimla district to Brua area in Sangla valley, was stranded in Manirang area in Kinnaur district.
Trekker Rupam Ghosh was in a critical condition while another was airlifted.
An IAF chopper landed at Kuppa helipad and rescued both the injured trekkers.
The official said another group of 13 trekkers was stranded in Sangla area. Eight of them reached Sangla safely while five were rescued by the district administration's quick response team.
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