Bodies of hunters recovered from Lolab avalanche spot

Srinagar: Bodies of two hunters who were buried in a snow avalanche in Lolab forests of north Kashmir’s Kupwara distric Thursday have been recovered.

Officials said that the bodies of Bashir Ahmad Hajam son of Muhammad Younis and Mamdin Hajam son of Najamdin of Ring Warnow were recovered by the rescue team, equipped with latest tools.

On Wednesday, three persons left home for hunting in nearby Rang Warnow forest area. One of them returned by evening and informed the police and administration that there was a snow avalanche in the area. He said there was a possibility that both of them might have been swept away by the avalanche as he could not find them. (GNS)

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