October 23, Beni: Police in the Trans-Himalayan district of Mustang Nepal have rescued six people, including four German nationals, on Saturday morning.
According to Inspector Pratap Poudel of the District Police Office, Mustang, a team of six including four German nationals and two Nepali guides had reached Yakkharka in Dolpa.
Police said that they were rescued with the help of a helicopter after receiving information that they had been stranded for the last three days.
According to Inspector Poudel, the tourists, including Jangbu Sherpa and Dawa Sherpa of Solukhumbu, who were not in touch, were rescued by a helicopter and brought to Jomsom on the basis of information that they were in the area at 6 am on Saturday.
They were lost when they could not find the footpath due to snowfall due to incessant rains. The police rescued them in time after they ran out of food and fell ill due to the cold.
All the rescued tourists will rest in Jomsom today and leave for Kathmandu tomorrow, said Inspector Poudel.