Four Foreigners Stranded in Humla Rescued   

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Four Foreigners Stranded in Humla Rescued   

Stranded tourists arrive at Simikot Airport in Humla after being rescued from Tumling on Thursday. Photo: RSS

October 22: Seven tourists including four foreigners who were stranded at Tumling of Namkha rural municipality in north Humla have been rescued by a helicopter.    
They were airlifted to Simkot from Tumling on Thursday. They had been stuck there due to heavy snowfall for three days. Four Slovenians and their three Nepali trekking guides were stranded there as they could not trek through the Nyalu pass.    
The rescued Slovenians include three males Bernik Stojen, Grosoj Viktor, Kotinok Lvam and one female Lapanja Castellic Danijela.    
They have been rescued by Air Dynasty chopper and brought to Simkot, the headquarters of Humla district.    
They had reportedly been trekking towards Limi area from Simkot since the last 13 days.    
Meanwhile, six other Nepalis who were stranded at Tumling with them will travel on foot and on mules towards Simkot with the improvement in weather, said Asim Tamang, one of the Nepali trekking guides. -- RSS  

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