Dutch woman rescued from Dhauladhar mountains

Dutch woman rescued in the Indian Himalayas

Dharamshala: Vanisi, a 63 year Dutch national who arrived in Dharamshala on 23rd March was safely evacuated from a deep gulley in the Dhauladhar ranges into which she had fallen during a trek on Friday (25.3.2016).

Kangra police chief Sanjeev Gandhi informed that Vanisi had been brought to safety from the trekking area near Triund where she had fallen yesterday.

“Josef, a friend of Vanisi, had lodged a police report about Vanisi missing after a fall,” said Gandhi. “A team led by police officer Pankaj headed out to the trekking accident site and after an overnight search found her safe today morning. She is recovering at the Dharamashala hospital,” he added.

Vanisi arrived in India in January.

Triund, at an altitude of about 9300 feet, is above McLeod Ganj, the seat of His Holiness The Dalai Lama and the headquarters of the Tibetan Government in Exile.

Triund

Arvind Sharma is an award winning bi-lingual journalist with more than 20 years of experience. He has worked with Divya Himachal, Dainik Jagran, Dainik Bhasker, Vir Partap, Ajit and PTI. In 2010, he was conferred the Himachal Kesri journalism award. He reports on the Tibetan Government in Exile, politics, sports, tourism and other topics. He lives in Dharamshala.

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