Porters accompanying the trekkers informed authorities approximately the incident and then a ITBP team left for the spot to rescue the injured trekkers, an respectable said.

A trekker from West Bengal died and others had been severely injured after falling into the crevice on a glacier along Khimloga-Chitkul trek near Uttarkashi-Himachal Pradesh border.
Porters accompanying the trekkers informed government approximately the incident and then a crew of ITBP employees left for the spot on Sunday morning to soundly rescue the injured trekkers, Uttarkashi Disaster Management officer Devendra Patwal stated.

A 9-member crew, inclusive of three trekkers from West Bengal and six porters, had left Liwadi village in Uttarkashi district for Khimloga-Chitkul trek on September 1.

While trekking, the 3 trekkers fell into the crevice of a glacier from a height of 5,six hundred metres after which Sujoy Dubey (forty two) died, while Subrato Vishwas (49) and Narottam Gyan (50) had been significantly injured, Mr Patwal said.

As Mr Vishwas changed into now not in a function to transport due to his injury, the porters pitched a camp at Khimloga itself and three of them got here down to tell officers at an ITBP camp at Chitkul approximately the incident overdue Saturday night time.

Chitkul is located in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh. The rescue group, which left for Khimloga on Sunday morning, consists of 10 ITBP employees, 10 police and 10 homeguard jawans, Mr Patwal said.

A case can be registered against all the 3 trekkers of West Bengal as they had left for the trek without taking permission from the administration, he added.

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