Ladakh: Rescue operation launched to save ten men buried under snow avalanche
Leh: At least ten persons have been stuck under snow after they came under snow avalanche in Khardugla area in Ladakh.
An official said that two tippers and a scorpio carrying about twelve persons had gone towards K-top in the early hours today to load snow and to bring me back to Leh. “One tipper was already loaded with snow. However, when they were busy in loading another vehicle, suddenly an avalanche occurred and as a result one tipper with ten persons came under the avalanche,” he said.
SDRF and Police have rushed to the spot and CEC Jamyang Tsering Namgyal has also reached the spot to personally monitor the situation
SNM hospital has been put on alert and be prepared for any medical emergency, offcial added.