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Avalanche on Srinagar-Sonamarg highway, trapped vehicles rescued safely in J&K

A snow avalanche hit the Srinagar-Sonamarg highway in Ganderbal district, trapping some vehicles which were safely rescued. The incident occurred in the Hung area, but fortunately, no casualties or damages have been reported so far.

According to officials, “Some vehicles were trapped in the snow accumulated on the road due to the rolling avalanche. Two vehicles trapped in the heavy avalanche have been rescued.” Rescue teams, including senior police and civil administration officers, and those from the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) are present at the site to assist with the situation.

The quick response from the rescue teams and authorities has helped prevent any casualties or significant damages in this incident on the Srinagar-Sonamarg highway. The presence of the teams on the spot has ensured the safety of those trapped in the avalanche.

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