22 university students rescued by Pakistan army from Gilgit-Baltistan
According to the ISPR, Pakistan army rescued 22 university students on Monday evening who were stuck in a snowstorm in Gilgit-Baltistan’s Rattu for five days.
According to reports, the students, including thirteen men and nine women, of the Lahore University of Management Sciences went to Rattu for skiing but got stuck after the leading roads went closed following a heavy snow storm and land sliding.
The military’s media wing said that the students were airlifted and shifted to Rawalpindi. From there, they will be sent to their homes.
The students were rescued after Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa’s orders. As per details, the university administration had contacted COAS after reports of missing students being emerged.
In a video message, the students thanked the Pakistan Army for rescuing them.