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Avalanche kills two in Ramban, two women rescued

Avalanche kills two in Ramban, two women rescued
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Srinagar: Two persons, including a minor girl, died while as two women were rescued after a snow avalanche hit Trigam village of Ramban district on Tuesday.

Reports said that a snow avalanche hit Kawana area near Trigam village today afternoon resulting in the death of 25-year-old Muhammad Rafiq and 12-year-old Sumerna Jan.

Besides, two women identified as Fatha Begum (30) and Taja Begum (32) wentr missing after the avalanche.

An official said the avalanche hit the village when all the four persons were heading towards their home in Trigam, located 50 km from Ramban in Khardi tehsil.

However, the two women were immediately rescued, police said.

An official said the two women who went missing after an avalanche struch Trigam village were rescued by the police.

“The bodies of a man and a minor girl who died in the avalanche have also been retrieved,” he said.


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