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Avalanche warning: 27 families evacuated from Kulgam

Srinagar: Authorities in south Kashmir Kulgam district today evacuated 27 families from Waltengo Nard area in view of avalanche warning following heavy snowfall.  “Police and Army has evacuated 27 families from Waltengo Nard in view

PTI [ Updated: March 02, 2015 21:32 IST ]
avalanche warning 27 families evacuated from kulgam
avalanche warning 27 families evacuated from kulgam

Srinagar: Authorities in south Kashmir Kulgam district today evacuated 27 families from Waltengo Nard area in view of avalanche warning following heavy snowfall.  “Police and Army has evacuated 27 families from Waltengo Nard in view of the avalanche warning,” a police spokesman said.

He said Police and Army evacuated 27 families consisting of 58 people from Waltengo Nard and shifted them to Government High School Nowbugh.

The civil administration has made adequate ration, heating and other arrangements for these families, the spokesman said.

The authorities have issued an avalanche warning for areas close to mountains in the Valley in view of heavy snowfall since yesterday.

 

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