Rescue Operations

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RIVER LIDDER RESCUE OPERATION AT NUNWAN, PAHALGAM BY

JIM & WS ON 11 -12 JUNE 2011

PHOTOGRAPH OF VEHICLE TRAPED
THE LIDDER RIVER  

IAF CHOPPER COMES FOR RESCUE
JIM&WS RESCUE TEAM MEMBERS PREPARING THE VICTIM TO BE LIFTED BY CRAIN JIM & WS RESCUE TEAM ACCOMPLISH THE MISSION
 On 11 June 2011, after an uneventful accident happened near Nunwan area of Pahalgam, where two private vehicles carrying at least six persons skidded off the road due to heavy rains and poor visibility, while on the way from Srinagar to Pahalgam at around 2130 hrs, SHO Pahalgam Shri Tariq Ahmed requested Col Virinder Singh, Principal Jawahar Institute of Mountaineering & Winter Sports, (JIM & WS) to extend helping hand being a pioneer of search and rescue operations in the state. Taking in consideration the gravity of situation, without wasting a single minute Col Virinder Singh, launched his Rescue Team composed of 18 (eighteen) well trained members including himself. The team worked hard overnight applying different methods of rescue to save the young person who was stuck in his dismangled car in the middle of the insights waves of Lidder. With the help of other teams like Jammu Kashmir Police and the Fire Service Department, JIM&WS managed and rescued the person alive after nine hours long exhausting efforts.
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Address:  Nunwan Pahalgam (J&K)
Telephone:    01936-243129

                         9906967821 (Med Officer)

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