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Heart-wrenching! Timber Trail cable car stuck midway in HP’s Parwanoo, 11 people stranded

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Solan: A heart-wrenching news has come out from Solan district. Deoghar-like situation in Himachal’s Parwanoo. 11 tourists got stuck in mid-air due to technical problem in the ropeway trolley. On receiving the information, the rescue operation has been started. According to the information received, a cable car trolley full of tourists stuck in the middle of the air got stuck in the air on the Parwanoo Timber Trail.

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Solan district SP said that another cable car trolley has been sent to rescue them. Trapped tourists are hanging in the air due to a fault in the Timber Trail. Right now the technical team is trying to fix the cable car service as soon as possible. Police team is also monitoring the situation.

All the tourists are said to be safe. Of the 11 tourists, four are women and two are elderly. Tourists are stuck in the ropeway trolley for about one and a half hours.

So far four people have been rescued. Seven people are still trapped in the ropeway trolley.

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At the same time, Congress MLA from Solan Col Dhani Ram Shandil has told that talks have been held with DC. Shandil said that soon everyone will be evacuated and the help of the army will be taken. It is being told that due to a technical fault, this cable car got stuck in the middle of the way and due to this there has been a problem.

Videos of people trapped inside the cable car have also surfaced. Through the video, people are appealing to rescue him, a person told that he is trapped inside the trolley for one and a half hours and no help has been received. However, efforts have been started to rescue the people stuck in the air and relief and rescue work is on.

Parwanoo DSP Pranav Chauhan said that the Timber Trail Ropeway (cable car) present in Parwanoo got stuck in the middle of the air. The cable car trolley is also stuck with the tourists in the ropeway. The accident happened due to a technical fault in the cable car system. At present, the rescue work is going on.

“Rescue operation of tourists trapped in Parwanoo Timber Trail of Solan is underway. I am reaching the spot,” tweeted Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur.

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