Army to airlift stranded passengers: Defence Minister

Srinagar: Defence Minister of India Nirmala Sitharaman Monday said that the army will airlift the stranded Kashmiri passengers including students from Jammu to Srinagar and vice versa.

“Army to help air-lift stranded students & others from Jammu to Srinagar & vice versa. Inclement weather affected their movement. Acknowledge the phone call of @MehboobaMufti on this matter. Also just spoke with DC Jammu.  @PIB_India @ANI @SpokespersonMoD @DefenceMinIndia,” Sitharaman

Earlier, former Jammu and Kahsmir chief minister Mehbooba had tweeted, “Spoke to @nsitharaman ji regarding passengers who have been stranded in Jammu for many days now. She has assured me that arrangements will be made to airlift them soon.”


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