Two out of 10 policemen rescued from avalanche site in Jammu & Kashmir
Two out ten policemen were rescued from the avalanche site in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday afternoon. Nearly, 10 policemen were trapped inside their post after an avalanche struck in Kulgam district. One of them was in critical condition. They both were rushed to a nearby hospital for immediate assistance. The rescue operations are underway to save the remaining 8 policemen.
On Thursday, the avalanche hit the north portal if Jawahar Tunnel on the Qazigund side in Kulgam. There were at least twenty policemen posted, out which 10 were trapped and 10 others were reported safe. Police rescue teams rushed to the spot.
Jammu & Kashmir has been witnessing heavy snowfall since Wednesday. Some places in the winter capital have received five feet of snow.
– PTC NEWS