Srinagar, January 18, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, three persons died and seven others went missing after their truck came under an avalanche in the Khardung La area of the Ladakh division of the territory on Friday. The avalanche hit the truck carrying 10 persons at the Khardung La pass in Ladakh at 7 am. Rescue operation has been started in the area to retrieve the missing persons.
An official of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) said, “So far, the bodies of three persons have been recovered from the avalanche site, while a search is on for the other missing persons.” On Thursday, a warning was issued in nine districts of occupied Kashmir for the avalanche-prone areas of Islamabad, Kulgam, Budgam, Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora, Ganderbal, Kargil and Leh districts.
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