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Two Army Porters killed in Gulmarg snow avalanche, bodies recovered

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Srinagar , 11 Nov 2019

Two Army porters from north Kashmir’s Baramulla district were on Monday killed after they were hit by a fresh snow avalanche in the morning.Officials told the wire service –Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that two Army porters identified as Ishfaq Ahmad and Sajad Ahmad, both hailing from Banali Bioniyar Uri in Baramulla district were hit by the fresh snow avalanche in the wee hours of this morning.They said that the duo was posted at 11 Garhwal at world famous ski-resort—Gulmarg, where they were hit by the avalanche, adding that the bodies of both the Army porters were recovered from the debris of snow on Monday evening.The Valley on Thursday received season’s first snowfall while some of the higher reaches witnessed the first snowfall on Wednesday that brought down the temperature in Kashmir. The local Meteorological (MeT) department here has predicted more rains and snowfall in coming days from November 14. (KNO)


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