'Police rescues  people trapped in inclement weather in Basantgarh'

Police rescues people trapped in inclement weather in Basantgarh

By: JKatLive News
1/25/2022 4:44:50 PM

Udhampur :

Amidst  inclement weather, late last night  Udhampur Police carried out rescue operation and rescued 06 persons from Chochru Galla Top and Khaned Top of Basantgarh where they had got trapped in a heavy snow storm. 
A distress call was received by SHO PS Basantgarh Insp. Sohan Singh at around 8 pm last night from Basnatgrah that some of the family members of the caller were stuck at higher reaches of Basnatgarh area (Chochru Galla Top and Khaned Top).Theee people were coming from Himachal Pradesh via Malhar of Kathua district and were trapped due to heavy snowfall.

After receiving the information, a police team  led by SHO PS Basantgarh under the supervision of Addl. SP Udhampur Sh. Anwaar Ul Haq and SDPO Ramnagar Dr. Bhishm Dubey swung into action and walked for kms through rough snow tough, foggy terrain  and reached the site after 2 hrs.Team rescued all the trapped people safely.

Rescued people were brought to Police post Shang, where they were provided  food, shelter and medicare facilities and today these people  reunited with their families.

General public of the area have appreciated the role of police for providing helping hand to the needy people in the inclement weather.