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Avalanche hits Afarwat, no casualties reported

BARAMULLA: An avalanche occurred in the Affarwat Gulmarg area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district today morning.

However, no causality has been reported so far. Further, the tourists have been advised not to venture into the area.

“An avalanche occurred in Affarwat Gulmarg today morning. So far no reports of any loss. Area has already been notified as Red Zone and is restricted from any movement. Tourists are once again advised not to venture and cooperate with the Police”, Baramulla police informed in a tweet.

Notably, on February 01 two Polish Skiers were killed and 19 others were rescued after an avalanche hit the Afarwat peak.


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