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U’khand tourist among 2 killed in Tarsar mishap

11 visitors rescued from alpine lake

June 23, 2022 | BK News Service

A tourist guide from Pahalgam was killed while another death is believed to have taken place at Tarsar alpine lake in the upper reaches of this south Kashmir district.
A group of 14 people including 11 tourists and three guides – Mohammad Ishaq Lone, Tariq Ahmad, both residents of Pahalgam, and Shakeel Ahmad of Gagangeer Ganderbal were sightseeing near Tarsar Lake.
The group of people fell into the lake after a makeshift bridge they were walking over, was washed down by strong water current. One of the guides, Shakeel Ahmad, besides a sightseer, are feared to have drowned in the lake so far, they said.
“Subsequent to the information, a rescue team was dispatched by police Pahalgam to retrieve the trapped persons, they said adding however fresh reports have suggested death of a tourist identified as Dr. Mahaish, resident of Haldiwani, Utrakhand.”
“The rest of the persons are already rescued and shifted to hospital for first aid”, they said.

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U’khand tourist among 2 killed in Tarsar mishap

11 visitors rescued from alpine lake

June 23, 2022 | BK News Service

A tourist guide from Pahalgam was killed while another death is believed to have taken place at Tarsar alpine lake in the upper reaches of this south Kashmir district.
A group of 14 people including 11 tourists and three guides – Mohammad Ishaq Lone, Tariq Ahmad, both residents of Pahalgam, and Shakeel Ahmad of Gagangeer Ganderbal were sightseeing near Tarsar Lake.
The group of people fell into the lake after a makeshift bridge they were walking over, was washed down by strong water current. One of the guides, Shakeel Ahmad, besides a sightseer, are feared to have drowned in the lake so far, they said.
“Subsequent to the information, a rescue team was dispatched by police Pahalgam to retrieve the trapped persons, they said adding however fresh reports have suggested death of a tourist identified as Dr. Mahaish, resident of Haldiwani, Utrakhand.”
“The rest of the persons are already rescued and shifted to hospital for first aid”, they said.


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