A foreign tourist, who had fallen ill in course of mountain trek, has been rescued using a helicopter this morning.
Israeli citizen, Oren Jaib Eden, with passport number 33162322 was rescued from Chandanbari of Rasuwa and brought to Kathmandu by Air Dynasty chopper.
The tourist had fallen ill on Sunday and was rescued this morning, said Nwang Finjo Tamang of Hotel Red Panda, Chandanbari. He was rescued only this morning due to unfavourable weather at upper areas of Rasuwa district on Sunday. Eden was brought to Chandanbari on Sunday evening with the support of local hotel entrepreneurs and sent to Kathmandu this morning.
Flight Manager of Air Dynasty, Dawa Sherpa, said that the tourist is receiving treatment at Kalopool-based Swagan Hospital. Eden along with his friend had gone for trekking and he started suffering from headache on Saturday after reaching Gosainkunda. It is located at an altitude of 4,380 meters.
It has been requested to inform Syaphrubesi-based tourist police or District Police Office if any tourist fell ill or they needed any help in course of trekking, said police.
Source: National News Agency Nepal