Four family members killed in Kashmir avalanche near LoC

Photo related to Kashmir avalanche in which four family members were reportedly killed.

Srinagar: At least four family members were killed today in an avalanche near the Line of Control (LoC) in Bandipora district of the Kashmir Valley.

According to police, the diseased identified as Habibullah Lone who was died along with his wife, daughter and son after an avalanche hit their house in Gurez area.

After heavy snowfall an avalanche tragedies occur in higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir.

Authorities have issued avalanche warnings for these areas asking people not to venture out of their homes till the warnings are withdrawn.

Despite people not venturing out, avalanches have buried homes of people and bunkers of the security forces in the past.

Apart from this avalanches also destroyed army camp of Indian army soldiers in which several jawans were reported to be missing and search for them is going on.

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