Jawahar Tunnel Avalanche: 3 bodies recovered, 3 cops rescued alive, 4 still trapped – Watch Video


BANIHAL: Three bodies were recovered on Friday while three policemen were rescued alive from the debris of a snow avalanche that buried a police post near Jawahar Tunnel, reports said.

Ten persons comprising six policemen, two fire service personnel and two prisoners were buried alive after a snow avalanche struck a police post near Jawahar Tunnel.

A rescue operation was immediately launched to rescue the trapped persons.

“All efforts are being made to evacuate the trapped persons and rescue operation is still continuing,” a senior police officer said.

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As per reports, three bodies were recovered by the rescuers from the avalanche site.

Earlier, three policemen were rescued alive by the rescuers which included teams of the state police, SDRF, and the army.

An official said that searches are underway to rescue the remaining four persons.


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