11 Dead After Avalanches Hits Passenger Vehicles In Jammu And Kashmir In India (UPDATED)


Jammu and Kashmir, India – On Friday, January 5, 2018 two passenger vehicles were hit by an avalanches near Sadhna Pass on the Kupwara-Tangdhar road in Jammu and Kashmir in the Himalaya of India.

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India | Pixabay Image

According to News18.com, Gazeta.ru, and HindustanTimes.com, the avalanches claimed a total of 11 victims. The search operation lasted 24 hours.

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