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Indian Army Rescues Hungarian National Lost in Himalayas

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A Hungarian man who lost his way while trekking through the Himalayas was rescued by the Indian Army, according to the Hindustan Times.

The Hungarian was found after the Army conducted a 30-hour-long operation.

Ákos Vermes had lost his way in the Umasila Pass, at a height of more than 17,000 feet, the paper reported.

After his rescue, the Hungarian was airlifted in an IAF chopper to Udhampur for treatment.

"I would like to thank the Indian Army and Air Force for finding me and rescuing me," Vermes said. "I am very thankful for the search parties and everyone involved," he added.

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