Hundred of tourists stuck in a landslide in Bir Billing in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district have been rescued, a district official said Saturday.
The tourists in nearly 60 vehicles had been stuck after a landslide near the Point Five area Friday evening, he said.
A rescue team was sent at the spot soon after information about them being stuck there was received, he said adding that all tourists were rescued safely after one-and-a-half hour operation.
Baijnath Sub-divisional Magistrate Rameshwar Dass said, "The rescue team led by Special Area Development Authority supervisor Ranvijay cleared the blocked road in one-and-a-half-hour."
DSP Baijnath has been asked to deploy police personnel on Billing road, he added.
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