Three people identified as Ghulam Mohammad Lone, son of Ali Mohammad, Mohammad Altaf son of Safdar, residents of Warnow and Bashir Ahmad, son of Ghulam Rasool, resident of Dardipora Lalpora came under snow avalanche at Gochibal Behak under the jurisdiction of police station Lalpora, District Kupwara. They had gone for hunting in the forest when they came under snow avalanche.
Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara, said that he has sought the assistance of Army to rescue the missing persons. He said the matter was also taken up with the Deputy Commissioner, Bandipora since the area where the avalanche had occurred is on the border of two districts.(UNI)