Srinagar: Amid the inclement weather, Police in Budgam on Thursday claimed to have provided a helping hand to stranded tourists and rescued 34 tourists between Rayar and Yarikhah Doodpathri Road.
Besides, rendered a helping hand to one pregnant lady stranded at Shenni Pora area of Khansahib, a police spokesman said.
Police Station Khansahib received a distressed call that some tourists were stuck at Rayar while travelling in their vehicles due to sudden snowfall. Accordingly, the police party of Police Station Khansahib facilitated 34 tourists up to Yarikhah and provided them necessary assistance, police said.
Meanwhile, Police station Khansahib received a distress call that one lady from Shenni Pora area of Khansahib had developed labour issues and needs to be shifted to SDH Hospital Khansahib immediately but due to snowfall and slippery conditions of the road, they are not able to carry patient to hospital.
Accordingly, the police team of Police Station Khansahib was deputed and the lady was brought to SDH hospital Khansahib safely.
Meanwhile, locals as well as tourists expressed their gratitude towards the police for timely assistance.