Snow clearance operation underway in Gulmarg’s avalanche-hit area

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Published on Feb 23, 2024 02:37 PM IST

  • One person was killed after a massive avalanche hit the Kongadari slopes of Gulmarg on Thursday, as per officials.

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A snow clearance operation is underway at Mughal Road after an avalanche hits Gulmarg ski resort in Jammu and Kashmir, trapping three foreigners under snow, officials said on Thursday. (ANI)
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Published on Feb 23, 2024 02:37 PM IST

A snow clearance operation is underway at Mughal Road after an avalanche hits Gulmarg ski resort in Jammu and Kashmir, trapping three foreigners under snow, officials said on Thursday. (ANI)

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Earlier, the Indian Army rescued seven Russian nationals including a local guide while one died, as per officials. (ANI)
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Earlier, the Indian Army rescued seven Russian nationals including a local guide while one died, as per officials. (ANI)

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Indian Army in a statement said that the incident, which occurred on the slopes of Apharwat in the general area of Kongadari, Gulmarg, at approximately 1 PM involved a group of foreigners from Russia. (ANI)
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Indian Army in a statement said that the incident, which occurred on the slopes of Apharwat in the general area of Kongadari, Gulmarg, at approximately 1 PM involved a group of foreigners from Russia. (ANI)

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The deceased had been identified as Anton (50), from Russia. "A total of 8 individuals including a local guide, were caught in the avalanche," officials said. (PTI)
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The deceased had been identified as Anton (50), from Russia. “A total of 8 individuals including a local guide, were caught in the avalanche,” officials said. (PTI)

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The DDMA informed further that the avalanche was recorded around 2 pm. (PTI)
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The DDMA informed further that the avalanche was recorded around 2 pm. (PTI)

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"Around 2 pm, an avalanche was recorded in Gulmarg, trapping three foreigners. Tragically, one among them is dead, one injured, and another remains missing," the DDMA, Baramulla, informed through an official statement. (PTI)
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“Around 2 pm, an avalanche was recorded in Gulmarg, trapping three foreigners. Tragically, one among them is dead, one injured, and another remains missing,” the DDMA, Baramulla, informed through an official statement. (PTI)

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On January 19, the Jammu and Kashmir State Disaster Management Authority (JK DMA) issued a high-danger level avalanche warning for the Kupwara and Ganderbal districts of Jammu and Kashmir, effective for the next 24 hours. (PTI)
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On January 19, the Jammu and Kashmir State Disaster Management Authority (JK DMA) issued a high-danger level avalanche warning for the Kupwara and Ganderbal districts of Jammu and Kashmir, effective for the next 24 hours. (PTI)

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The JK DMA also issued a medium-danger level avalanche warning for the Doda, Kishtwar, Poonch, Ramban, Bandipore, and Baramulla districts. (AP)
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The JK DMA also issued a medium-danger level avalanche warning for the Doda, Kishtwar, Poonch, Ramban, Bandipore, and Baramulla districts. (AP)

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