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Cloudburst triggers flash flood in Ramban, 2 people missing

Rescue operation on says Officials

RAMBAN: Two people went missing after flash floods, triggered by a cloudburst, hit Neera village of Ramban district on Thursday, officials said here.

An official told that the incident occurred following incessant rains in the Jammu region. He said that soon after the incident J&K Police, SDRF and Civil QRT reached to the spot for rescue operation and locate the missing persons.

Meanwhile, officials said that Srinagar-Jammu National highway was blocked due to fresh mudslides and shooting stones, triggered by rains on Thursday.

“NH-44 blocked at Mehar and Cafeteria Morh due to shooting stones and mudslides. Restoration work will start when rains stop,” said DC Ramban.

 

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