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Kashmir avalanche


J&K govt announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for avalanche, shooting stones victims' kin

February 09, 2019 9:49 pm

Governor Satya Pal Malik lauded the efforts of the rescue teams and local volunteers for completing search and rescue operations despite extreme weather conditions.

Kulgam avalanche: One more cop dies, death toll mounts to eight

February 09, 2019 3:39 pm

An avalanche hit a police post in the north portal of Jawahar Tunnel in Kulgam district on Thursday evening. While 10 cops were able to rush to safety, 10 others were trapped.

Avalanche warning in Kashmir districts

January 31, 2018 3:36 pm

"The people living in higher reaches of these districts should avoid movement in the avalanche-prone areas/slopes for next 24 hours," he added. The advisory has been issued in view of forecast of wet weather in most parts of state over next 24 hours.

J-K: Bodies of three soldiers missing in avalanche recovered

December 19, 2017 12:35 pm

The three soldiers had gone missing in Gurez when a snow avalanche hit their picket on December 12, while two soldiers had slipped into a deep gorge in Nowgam sector of the LoC on the same day.

Army Rescues 2 Kashmir children From Avalanche, one killed

January 30, 2016 7:23 pm

Army said as the reports about boys struck in an avalanche reached, the Army launched a swift rescue mission in the higher reaches of T Santwari, around 11 kilometers from Machil.

Three, including minor boy, killed in J&K avalanche

March 21, 2015 5:07 pm

Local people said the two women could have been saved if proper medical care were available.

Avalanches strikes Gurez area,1 killed

March 20, 2012 1:13 pm

A civilian vehicle with five persons on board including the driver were caught in avalanches.

Avalanche hits north Kashmir villages

February 28, 2012 4:39 pm

Second avalanche in a week damages eleven houses and two school buildings near the Line of Control.

Avalanches hit Kashmir Valley; 16 soldiers killed,9 injured

February 23, 2012 9:09 am

Avalanches struck 2 army camps; 13 rescued,3 still missing.

BSF officer killed,6 missing after avalanche in Kupwara

January 24, 2012 11:26 am

Five armymen and two BSF jawans hit by snow avalanche near LoC in Kupwara.