Snow avalanche hits Pahalgam, 2 persons missing

Srinagar: Three persons alongwith a bulldozer came under a snow avalanche at tourist resort Pahalgam in southern Kashmir Friday evening.

Reports said that during a snow clearance operation on Pahalgam-Aru road one JCB along with 3 persons came under an avalanche at Gudkhamb point.

A state disaster management officia said that one person has been rescued alive from the spot while the search to trace other two persons is on

“The district administration has requested for a helicopter to help in rescue operations,” he said.

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