J&K: 11 killed in Kupwara’s Tangdhar avalanche

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Srinagar, Jan 6: Eleven bodies have been recovered after an avalanche struck Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district. 

On Friday, the avalanche struck a cab at Sadhna Top in Tangdhar area.

While two others have been rescued jointly by police, army, State Disaster Response Force and Mountain Rescue continuing search and rescue operations.

Border Roads Organisation engineer, who was also hit by an avalanche in the same area, was recovered but could not be revived as there was no doctor available at the avalanche site, people familiar with the matter said.

“Engineer Mangla Prasad Singh was killed. His body has been recovered,” a police officer said, news agency IANS reported.

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