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shimlaOctober 8: Two Hikers Of BelgiumPeter Van Geit And Snehawere trapped in the high mountains of Bara Bhangal in Himachal from Pradesh Kangra District for five days, officials said.

In a message, they asked for their evacuation in due course. In the message, Geit said that he and his friend Sneha Crossed Kaliheni pass on Oct 5 after hiking from Sangchar to Bara Bhangal.

“Currently, we have been stuck in the Devi Ki Marhi II Shepherd rock shelter for four days.Sneha Was blinded by snow and still unable to see.

Therefore, we cannot get out of the difficult terrain located at a height of 14,000 feet above sea level.

Our location: 32.22396 Degree N, 76.

99276 Degree E, rock shelter next to Kaliheni Nala stream covered with green tent cover,” he said in a message to his Kullu-based travel agency which alerted the local administration.

Kangra Police Superintendent Khushal Sharma told IANS that the district administration is in contact with the Hikers By telephone.

“The district administration has also sent a request to the Indian Air Force for the provision of a helicopter for their rescue,” he said, adding that a rescue team was sent from Kullu.

Bara Bhangal, which is part of the Dhauladhar Wildlife Sanctuary which covers 944 km2 at an altitude of over 3,000 meters, is not accessible by road.

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