Nine trekkers including three Spanish nationals stranded en route to Mustang rescued

A view of Takam village against the backdrop of Gurja Himal in Dhaulagiri Rural Municipality, Myagdi. (File photo/RSS)

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Myagdi: Nine trekkers including three Spanish nationals who were stranded after not knowing the route for Mustang from Hidden Valley of Myagdi were rescued by the police. Mustang Police rescued them via helicopter and reached Jomsom.

District Police Office Mustang said that the trekkers were unable to trace the route to Mustang due to a snowstorm.

Deputy Superintendent of Police Raj Kumar Dani said three Spanish and six Nepali guides were found stranded, so they were airlifted to Jomsom Airport.

The chopper belonging to Fishtail Airs lifted them to safety. Among them, three Spanish and a Nepali were sent to Kathmandu on Monday.

Currently, the high altitudes in Myagdi and Mustang have witnessed chilling cold with snowfall. RSS