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2 dead, 10 injured as cloudburst hits Amarnath Yatra base camp

Srinagar:  At least two minors have been killed and 10 others injured following a cloudburst in Baltal near the base camp of Amarnath Yatra in central Kashmir's Ganderbal district, a police official said today."Two bodies

PTI [ Updated: July 25, 2015 17:26 IST ]
2 dead 10 injured as cloudburst hits amarnath yatra base
2 dead 10 injured as cloudburst hits amarnath yatra base camp

Srinagar:  At least two minors have been killed and 10 others injured following a cloudburst in Baltal near the base camp of Amarnath Yatra in central Kashmir's Ganderbal district, a police official said today.

"Two bodies of minors were found in the wee hours today which include a girl, aged 13 and a boy, aged 12. At least 10 others have sustained injuries and 11 have gone missing," the official said.

The cloudburst occurred late last night.

"Cloudburst struck near Baltal base camp and water entered some tents there," he said, adding that the some other pilgrims have been moved to safer places.

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