48 snow-hit Pakistani pilgrims in Iran rescued

48 snow-hit Pakistani pilgrims in Iran rescued
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ISLAMABAD: Heavy snow   hit   forty-eight   Pakistani passengers who were rescued by the Iranian Red Crescent in   Khorasan   Rizvi   Province of northeastern Iran.

             

Regional Red Crescent manager said that severe snowstorm caused a technical problem for a bus of Pakistani passengers last night,reported Tehran Radio.

Upon being informed, a rescue team was deployed to the area to provide the passengers with accommodations, food, and blankets, he said.

           

Snow has covered many cities and villages in Iran, and caused a lot of trouble in some areas and closure of Tehran airports.

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