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Mother-daughter duo feared dead in flash floods at Ramban

Mother-daughter duo feared dead in flash floods at Ramban
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Jammu: A mother-daughter duo is feared dead after flash floods triggered by heavy rains hit Pyt. Neera, near Ramban, officials said on Thursday.
“Flash-flood like situation in Pyt. Neera, near Ramban due to heavy rains. Tehsildar Ramban, DySP (Hqtrs) & SDRF component on spot. Reportedly 2 persons missing. More updates to follow,” Deputy Commissioner Ramban said in a tweet.
Meanwhile, sources disclosed that the missing persons, mother and daughter, are feared dead. They have been identified as Shamina Begum wife of Shabir Ahmed and their daughter Rozia Banoo.
Reports said that flash floods also caused damaged to property and washed away cars and bikes.
Meanwhile, officials said that Srinagar-Jammu National highway was blocked due to fresh mudslides and shooting stones, triggered by rains on Thursday.
“NH-44 blocked at Mehar and Cafeteria Morh due to shooting stones and mudslides. Restoration work will start when rains stop,” said DC Ramban.


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