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TOPIC: Rescue posts set up at Mari and Koksar on either side of Rohtang Pass

Rescue posts set up at Mari and Koksar on either side of Rohtang Pass 7 years, 6 months ago #270

Two rescue posts were today set up at Mari and Koksar on either sides of Rohtang Pass to ensure safety of people crossing the 15,050-foot pass, by the Kullu and Lahaul-Spiti district administration and Atal Bihari Vajpayee Mountaineering and Allied Sports Institute, Manali and rescue team will remain alert to meet any exigency, an official said. The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has officially closed the Manali-Rohtang Road on November 10 for the vehicular traffic.

Director, Mountaineering and Allied Sports Institute, Capt Randhir Salhuria said that these rescue posts have been set up to help the people crossing Rohtang Pass. People should cross Rohtang only in clear weather conditions, he said. Salhuria said that people should register themselves at Marhi while going towards Lahaul-Spiti and at Khoksar while going towards Manali so that rescue team could help the people at the time of any emergency. The administration has appealed the people to cross the Rohtang Pass crest before 3 pm.

For more info, read this- www.dnaindia.com/india/report_rescue-pos...rohtang-pass_1765906
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