The trekkers had gone missing since Sept 7 and were located on Sunday
The Newz Radar, Dharamshala
The four trekkers from West Bengal, who were missing in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh since September 7, were rescued and brought to Malana safely on Monday.
The four trekkers had been reported missing in Himachal since Sept 7 and were located on Sunday, according to the local administration.
The trekkers had gone missing while on a climbing expedition in Kullu district.
Three teams comprising a total of 20 personnel from the Kullu police, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports at Manali and private Shiva rescue agency were engaged in the search operation. The search teams were also provided a satellite phone.
According to information, the trekkers, Abhijit Banik (43), Chinmoy Mondal (43), Dibash Das (37) and Binoy Das (31), had gone missing en route to Mt Ali Ratni Tibba, a 5,458-metre-high peak.
The trekkers had set out on the expedition along with two other members and a cook, all three of whom returned to Wachem near Malana in Kullu late on Thursday. They subsequently informed the authorities concerned about their team members going missing when they reached Kullu.