DNA India: Bulgarian dies in blizzard in Arunachal, 127 tourists rescued19 March 2017 | 18:48 | FOCUS News Agency
The snowstorm had struck around 2:45 PM yesterday and the local unit of the army swung into action within an hour to rescue the tourists which included nationals from Japan, New Zealand and Bulgaria.
"With darkness setting in by 5 PM, the entire operation was almost conducted in the dark and continued till all 127 tourists, including five foreign nationals, were rescued," a senior army official said.
He said the Bulgarian national slipped and fell into a steep gorge while she was trying to move on her own. Her body was recovered at around midnight.
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