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  • All pilgrims returning from Kailash Mansarovar Yatra evacuated from Simikot

    Published on August 8, 2018

    All pilgrims returning from Kailash Mansarovar Yatra have been evacuated from Simikot in Nepal. The last batch of remaining 12 pilgrims were brought to Nepalgunj this morning.

     

    Earlier 110 pilgrims were flown to Nepalgunj yesterday as flight services from Simikot resumed after the improvement in the weather conditions.

     

    Around 165 pilgrims were stuck in Simikot and Hilsa since Sunday due to bad weather.

     

    Meanwhile, Kailash Mansarovar Yatra on Nepalgunj-Simikot-Hilsa route underway. Around 100 pilgrims reached Simikot from Nepalgunj this morning for onward journey.