#SavingLives: Twitterati Hails Indian Air Force For Rescuing 71 Stranded Trekkers From Zanskar Valley

#SavingLives: Twitterati Hails Indian Air Force For Rescuing 71 Stranded Trekkers From Zanskar ValleyIAF rescue operations (Representative Image)

Twitterati on Friday (17 January) hailed the Indian Air Force Personnel for saving the lives of the 71 trekkers by carrying out a Search & Rescue Operation at Niraq in Zanskar valley.

The Indian Air Force @IAF_MCC shared a clip and wrote, "#SavingLives: Indian Air Force ALH Helicopters carried out a Search & Rescue Operation at Niraq in Zanskar valley (Ladakh) & rescued 71 trekkers in the last two days. The trekkers were on the famous 'Chadar Trek' when they got stranded due to sudden flooding in the river."

Soon as the post got viral and Twitter buzzed with posts hailing the Indian Air Force.

A user praised the IAF personnel and wrote, "Nation admires our brave Helicopter aircrew of Indian Air Force who rescued 71 trekkers in Ladakh."

"Salute you heroes..." added another.

A post read, "Salute to those involved in this rescue mission. Hope all are well."

A Tweeple remarked, "Tourists entry at highly sensitive eco zones eg chadar trek & pangong lake should be restricted."

(With inputs from IANS)