Air forces on Tuesday rescued a foreign tourist couple, who were trapped in snow in Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir.

“Micheal Mobius and his wife got trapped in snow between Pudzong La and Rang dum on Monday,” a district administration official told news gatherer IANS.

“They somehow sent a distress signal to the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre, where we received a SoS following which the Deputy Commissioner of Kargil immediately requested the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir and Commissioner Civil Aviation Jammu and Kashmir to request the Air Force to launch a rescue operation, ” IANS reported.

The couple is currently undergoing treatment at a hospital.