New Delhi: A vehicle carrying three Israelis accidentally fell down near Kullu while en route to Rohtang pass on Tuesday. The Indian Air Force reportedly came to their rescue and evacuated the three in an MK III chopper shifting them to a hospital in Chandigarh.
An embassy official, a medical officer accompanied the rescued Israelis to the hospital.
One of the three rescued Israelis succumbed to his injuries, Indian Express reported.
The Israeli Embassy in India took to Twitter to thank the IAF for rescuing the victims of the accident.
#JaiHind! Our sincere #gratitude to the @IndianAirforce_ for lending swift support in evacuating Israeli nationals. We offer deepest condolences to the bereaved family and pray those injured make a speedy recovery. pic.twitter.com/TR9HnYI490
— Israel in India (@IsraelinIndia) June 6, 2018
The ‘Himalayan Dragons’ based at Air Force Station Sarsawa were assigned the rescue operation.