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J&K Avalanche: 9 missing, search and rescue operations underway

Eight People Went Missing After An Avalanche Hit A Vehicle They Were Travelling In North Kashmir’s Kupwara District, Reports Said.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Bindiya Bhatt | Updated on: 06 Jan 2018, 10:32:03 AM
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Eight people went missing after an avalanche hit a vehicle they were travelling in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, reports said.

The passenger cab was hit by a huge avalanche of snow this afternoon on the Kupwara-Tangdhar road in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

The incident took place near the Khooni Nallah area on the Kupwara-Tangdhar road, a traffic police official said.

A search and rescue operation was launched but a bad weather was hampering the process, the official said.

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First Published : 05 Jan 2018, 07:52:05 PM

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