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Jawahar Tunnel avalanche: Body of 10th policeman recovered

Srinagar, Feb 9 : The body of a policeman who went missing along with eleven other persons including nine cops in an avalanche on Thursday at Jawahar Tunnel along Srinagar-Jammu highway, was found on Saturday. The rescuers comprising police, local volunteers and SDRF members besides government forces Saturday morning retrieved the body of the tenth […]
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8 policemen among 10 go missing as avalanche strikes police post 1 person killed, another missing…

Nadeem Nadu Srinagar, Feb 7, :Eight policemen and two civilians have gone missing after a snow avalanche struck a post at Jawahar Tunnel along the strategic Srinagar-Jammu highway on Thursday evening. Separately, one person was killed and another is missing while two persons were rescued after an avalanche struck Kokernag area of southern Anantnag district. […]
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Div Com issues avalanche warning

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today informed that as per the weather warning issued by the Indian Metrological Centre Rambagh, Srinagar the western disturbance will likely affect the J&K from 5th to 7thFebruary 2019. According to the official communiqué issued here, moderate to heavy snow/rain is expected at widespread places of Jammu, Kashmir on […]
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Snow avalanche hits Pahalgam, 2 persons missing

Three persons were swept away, along with a bulldozer they were in after an avalanche hit them in Pahalgam on Friday. “During snow clearance on Pahalgam-Aru road at Gudkhamb point, one JCB along with 3 persons came under an avalanche. “One person has been retrieved alive. DC Anantnag has requisitioned helicopter to help in rescue […]
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Div Com issues avalanche warning In 9 districts

In view of avalanche threat in nine avalanche prone districts of Kashmir division, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed concerned DCs to take all the precautionary measures and keep the SDRF, Police and Para-medical staff with ambulances in readiness to avert any untoward incident. The warning has been issued for the avalanche-prone areas […]
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Lolab Avalanche: Bodies of two hunters found 

 Bodies of two hunters who were swept away by a snow avalanche in Lolab forests of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district yesterday have been recovered by a rescue team of army’s 18 Rashtriya Rifles. Official sources told GNS that bodies of Bashir Ahmad Hajam son of Mohd Younis and Mamdin Hajam son Najamdin of Ring Warnow […]
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Two hunters go missing as avalanche hits Lolab forests

Jan 23 : Two hunters have gone missing a snow avalanche swept them along in Lolab forests of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Wednesday. Reports reaching GNS said that three persons left home today morning for hunting in nearby Rang Warnow forest area. One of them returned by evening and informed the police and administration […]
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Ladakh avalanche: Toll rises to 7

Two more bodies were recovered on Saturday from the site where an avalanche struck two trucks in Ladakh, taking the death toll to seven, officials said. “Another two bodies have been recovered at Khardungla avalanche site. In total, seven bodies have been recovered so far,” a State Disaster Management Department official said. He said search […]
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