Pakistan Army Rescues 22 LUMS Students Stranded in Snow-Hit GB

Students from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) being airlifted to safety by the Pakistan Army. —Photo: ISPR
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RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Army on Monday rescued 22 students who had been stranded in a snow-hit area of Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) for the last five days, Inter-Services Public Relations said.

The students – 13 boys and nine girls – of the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) went to Rattu Ski Resort for skiing but were stuck there due to heavy snowfall and landslides, ISPR said.

Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa directed for immediate helicopter lifting of students. After that, the Pakistan Army conducted an immediate operation, rescued the students and shifted them to Rawalpindi.