186 stranded J&K passengers airlifted
Jammu: Over 180 passengers, mostly the GATE aspirants, were airlifted on Sunday by the Indian Air Force (IAF) from Jammu to Srinagar, a defence spokesman said. The IAF launched special sorties of C17 Globemaster over the past two days, airlifting a total of 538 persons, including 319 Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) aspirants, between the twin capitals on Friday and Saturday, he said. “The students were very relieved as they could appear only because of a timely and humanitarian assistance from the armed forces. All were very appreciative...” he said.