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Palakkad: Indian army rescues Kerala trekker trapped in hill crevice for 48 hours

The Hindu | 09/02/2022 03:03 PM | Click to read full article

Mountaineers from the Indian army have rescued an injured trekker who was stranded without food and water for nearly 48 hours in the cleft of a steep hill in the southern Indian state of Kerala.

R Babu, 23, slipped and fell into the crevice on Monday while on a hike with three friends. Three different rescue teams had failed to reach him earlier.