Woman among 3 killed in landslide in Reasi


Reasi:A middle-aged woman and two of her nephews were killed while two persons got injured when they were hit by a rolling boulder following a landslide in the Mahore tehsil of Reasi district.

The victims were identified as Mahtabi Begum, 55, Abdul Latif, 25 and Bashir Ahmad, 37, both sons of Abdul Ahad. All the victims were residents of Lar village where the incident took place.

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Nawab Din, 24, and Shabbir Ahmad, 27, were injured in the incident. The former was grievously injured and airlifted for further treatment at the GMCH, Jammu. The other sibling has been discharged after treatment.

Pertinently, there have been a number of incidents of flash floods and landslides due to the prevailing weather conditions in the region.