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US paraglider gets stuck in high reaches of HP's Kangra

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

A paraglider has got stuck in higher reaches of sub division of Himachal Pradesh's district, an said.

The US paraglider has reportedly been stuck in hills above Uttarala village in sub division since 10.15 am, he said.

has requested for a helicopter from adjoining state Uttarakhand to rescue him.

The stranded US citizen reportedly communicated his plight through radio to the of a hotel where he had been staying, the said.

The manager, in turn, informed authorities about him, the said.

He said the hotel told authorities that the stranded paraglider can be rescued only by deploying a chopper.

The chopper, however, has not been able to reach Baijnath due to bad weather, he said, adding more details are awaited.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, March 11 2019. 15:50 IST
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