57 Kargil pilgrims return from Iran
Kargil: Over 50 pilgrims from Kargil who had been quarantined in Iran returned back to Kargil through a special flight on Tuesday morning, officials said.
They said that scores of pilgrims from Kargil were stranded in Iran, which was badly hit due to Coronavirus.
A couple of persons from Kargil have died in Iran due to Covid-19 while others were asked to stay put in the country and had been quarantined.
Deputy Commissioner Kargil Baseer-ul-Haq Chowdary said that 57 pilgrims and students returned from Iran post quarantine. They landed in special flight from Hindon city of Iran. Chowdary added that Kargil administration is actively pursuing the return of next batch.
Scores of people from Kargil, Leh and Kashmir are stranded in different parts of Iran and India. (KNT)