Gulmarg Avalanche: Heavy avalanche near Gulmarg Skiing Resort, 2 foreign tourists killed, watch video
Srinagar. Two foreign skiers were killed while several other Indians were trapped after an avalanche hit the popular ski resort of Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday. A police officer gave this information. Kumar said skiers were hit by an avalanche in the Afravat area of Gulmarg. This accident happened a few days after heavy snowfall in the hills of Kashmir.
Earlier, a spokesperson of the Baramulla district police had said in a tweet, ‘The avalanche occurred at Afravat peak Hapathkhud, a famous ski resort in Gulmarg. Baramulla Police along with other agencies have started rescue operation. Some people are feared to be trapped. Detailed information is awaited.
WATCH- People run for safety as snow avalanche hits Afarwat peak HapathKhud in Gulmarg, Kashmir. Rescue operation has been launched by Baramulla police along with other agencies. #Kashmir #Gulmarg #SnowAvalanche pic.twitter.com/u5FaUR8k94
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FIRST PUBLISHED : February 01, 2023, 14:24 IST