Srinagar, Feb 13: Five foreign tourists staying at Hotel Raja Hut,  Gulmarg who strayed from their skiing route and lost their way were rescued by the Army at Gulmarg.
One Dutch, one American and three British tourists including a lady started skiing at around 01.00 PM from Apharwat, Gondola Phase II and got deviated from the original route.  They skied and trekked for hours but in absence of the guide were lost and not able to find their route back to their hotel. After hours of walking, they finally reached close to an Army Camp at around 09.30 PM in a bad state and were totally exhausted.
The Army extended every possible help to comfort the guests and they were brought to Gulmarg and were served with hot dinner before being escorted back by the representatives of the Hotel.
Foreign tourists, Hotel staff and the local police were highly appreciative of the efforts of the Army in rescuing the guests of our country.