Cloudburst: Three minors among 4 killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district

By Jasleen Kaur - September 12, 2021 3:09 pm

At least four members of a family, including three minors, were killed in a cloudburst in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials informed on Sunday.

The cloudburst occurred in the upper belt of Dangiwacha at Hamam Marcoot in the Sopore area of north Kashmir district on last Saturday evening.

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Police and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) teams rushed to the spot and four bodies were recovered.

Mohammad Tariq Khari (8), Shahnaza Begum (30), Naziya Akther (14) and Arif Hussain Khari (5) – all residents of the Kalsiyan Nowshera area of Rajouri in Jammu region—died in the incident.

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Another family member, Mohammad Bashir Khari (80), is still missing. Efforts are on to trace him.

-PTC News with inputs from agencies