Kupwara : A snow avalanche reportedly killed three soldiers while one soldier went missing at Maidaan Bagh Rangbala along in Machil sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Reports reaching Kashmir Despatch said an Army post of 45 RR in Machil sector area of Kupwara district was hit by an avalanche on Tuesday morning, trapping at least four soldiers. Reports said bodies of three soldiers were recovered while rescue operation is on for missing soldier.
A police officer when contacted told this newspaper that we are collecting exact details of the incident.
An army official told this reporter that yes three bodies are lying unconscious on ground and once a team of doctors will reach there then only ll be confirm about their death. He however said that heavy snowfall blocked all the roads leading towards that post.