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IAF rescues injured mountaineer in Leh


IAF rescues injured mountaineer in Leh

Leh, Aug 17 (ANI): Indian Air Force (IAF) saved an injured mountaineer from Mountain Stok Kangri in Leh. Reportedly, a resident of Pune, the mountaineer was at an altitude of about 18,000 when he was rescued.

A timely response from the district administration and the Air Force chopper services helped to rescue the injured. Deputy Commissioner Prasanna Ramaswamy G said the patient is stable and as per the observations, all his vital organs are stable and are functioning normally.

The Siachen Pioneers immediately sent two helicopters and picked up the casualty.

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