J&K : Seven passengers missing after Avalanche hits passenger cab

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Seven passengers are missing after a snow avalanche hit a passenger cab at Sadhna Top in Tangdhar area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday.

Reports said that a search operation was launched after the mishap took place.

Soon after the accident a massive rescue operation has been started in the area, sources said.

“Yes we too received an information of the accident and we rushed a team of police for the rescue, the area is very far flung and not reachable, and it is snowing in the area so we cannot confirm any killing yet. Our team has reached the area and they have started rescue with the help of local people,” SSP said.
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They said that a child was retrieved alive from the spot. “Rest of six passengers continue to remain missing. Search operation is on to locate them,” said the report.

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