Indian army rescues Czech tourists stranded in Kashmir

16-08-2013

The Indian army has recued two Czech tourists stranded in the town of Kishtwar, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, the Times of India reported. The Czechs, who were planning a trekking expedition in the mountains, were unable to leave the town since last week when violence between Muslims and Hindus broke out and curfew was imposed in Kishtwar. They were forced to stay in their hotel, and approached the local authorities for help. The army has transported them to the regional capital Jammu.