Leh: The Indian Air Force on Friday launched a rescue operation to evacuate an Italian mountaineer stuck in the Kun Mountain in Ladakh.
The IAF deployed Cheetal helicopter for the mission.
The mountaineer has been identified as Federico Nicoli.
According to reports, two attempts had already been made to rescue him, and the operation is underway. It may take some time due to the terrain, ANI quoted sources as saying.
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