2 Trekkers Missing In Himachal, Government Seeks Defence Ministry's Help

The Kangra district administration in HImachal Pradesh has requested the Defence Ministry to provide a chopper for a search operation.

2 Trekkers Missing In Himachal, Government Seeks Defence Ministry's Help

Ground teams conducted search operations but were unable to locate the trekkers. (Representational)

Shimla:

The Himachal Pradesh government has sought help from the Defence Ministry for tracing two trekkers who went missing in Kangra district, a state disaster management official said on Saturday.

Naveen Chaudhary (45) and Babloo (36) have been reported missing from Kharota (Kundli Pass) in Kutharna area in Kangra district for two days, state Disaster Management Director Sudesh Mokhta said.

Considering the situation, the Kangra district administration has requested the Defence Ministry to provide a chopper for a search operation to trace the missing persons, he said.

In the last two days, ground teams conducted search operations but were unable to locate them, Mokhta added.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)

.