Five troops killed after avalanche hits army camp

Srinagar

In occupied Kashmir, five Indian soldiers were killed while four others went missing after a snow avalanche hit an army camp in Sonamarg area of Ganderbal district.
Five bodies have been recovered so far, said an Indian official, adding that a rescue operation is continuing to look for any survivor.
Meanwhile, four members of a family were buried alive after an avalanche hit a residential house in Gurez area of Bandipora district.
On the hand, a 27-year-old civilian identified as Mudasir Ahmad Ganai died of cardiac arrest while he was spending night in his vehicle outside District Hospital Budgam, officials said.—KMS

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