Harbhajan Singh rescued by Indian Air Force

The off-spinner yesterday accompanied Indo-Tibetan Border Police officials to the forces' barracks and campuses where stranded pilgrims are being provided food and medicines.

updated: June 19, 2013 20:24 IST
  • Total Shares

New Delhi: India cricketer Harbhajan Singh, who was stranded in Joshimath due to incessant rains while on a pilgrimage, was today rescued and taken to safety by the Indian Air Force.

"Rescued by 205 army aviation squadron based at mamoon pathankot.thank u.sweet memories with the air crew.god bless," a relieved Harbhajan wrote on his twitter page.

Flash floods, cloudbursts and landslides have claimed over a hundred lives in Uttarakhand and left thousands of pilgrims stranded.

Show Full Article