24 pilgrims trapped in two cable cars in TN, rescue operations on

Palani (Tamil Nadu), Jun 5: About 24 pilgrims were trapped intwo cable cars which stopped mid way to a hilltop temple today, some 100-feet-high from the ground, official sources said.The cable cars, meant to transport
24 pilgrims trapped in two cable cars in tn...
PTI June 05, 2013 15:58 IST
Palani (Tamil Nadu), Jun 5: About 24 pilgrims were trapped intwo cable cars which stopped mid way to a hilltop temple today, some 100-feet-high from the ground, official sources said.



The cable cars, meant to transport pilgrim from the hill base to Sri Dhanayuthapaniswamy temple here, developed a technical snag leading to the incident, they said.

Rescue efforts are in progress. So far eight pilgrims have been rescued with the help of a rope ladder, they said.
 
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