Swiss tourist injured in Kashmir

Jammu, Nov 13 (IANS) A Swiss national was injured in the hilly Kishtwar district of Jammu region on Sunday during a paragliding expedition.

“Bodo Rico was injured in Mavhail (Paddar) area during a paragliding expedition as he hit a boulder fracturing his legs,” police said here.

“The adventure tourist had been to the hilly district along with nine other paragliders, including seven foreigners.”

Reports from the area said authorities were making arrangements to shift him by air for specialised treatment to Jammu as the area had very poor road connectivity.