Narrow Escape For SDM Karnah, 2 Others After Snow Avalanche Near Sadna Top
Srinagar: Three persons including a Sub-Divisional Magistrate Karnah had a narrow escape on Tuesday after the vehicle they were travelling in came under a snow avalanche near Sadnatop in Tanghdar area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Reports soon after the vehicle came under the snow mass, army launched a rescue operation, safely rescuing the SDM Karnah Bilal Mohudin Bhat, his driver and Personal Security Officer (PSO).
While SDM escaped unscathed, his driver and the PSO have been hospitalized owing to minor injuries, officials said. The vehicle was on way to Kupwara from Karnah when it came under the snow avalanche. The vehicle– Mahindra Bolero—suffered substantial damage in the incident, they added.
by INS Desk