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Gulmarg: Deadly Avalanche Killed 2 People At Kashmir Ski Resort

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Gulmarg: According to police, two Polish tourists were killed in a massive avalanche that hit the upper reaches of Jammu and Kashmir’s ski resort Gulmarg on Wednesday.

When the avalanche hit, there were skiers on the slopes, both foreigners and locals. According to police, at least 19 foreigners have been successfully rescued so far.

The bodies of the two Polish nationals have been recovered and transported to a hospital for medical and legal examinations.

Rescue operations are still underway in the tourist town of Baramulla, with police teams on the scene.

The number of those who have gone missing is unknown.

 

“Rescue operations at the Gulmarg avalanche, with Baramulla police teams and others on the job. So far, 19 foreign nationals have been successfully rescued. The bodies of two foreign nationals recovered are being transported to a hospital for medical and legal procedures “According to the cops.

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“Avalanche hit the Afarwat peak #HapathKhud at the famous #Gulmarg ski resort. #BaramullaPolice, in collaboration with other agencies, has launched a #rescue operation. Some reports of trapped skiers are being confirmed. More information will be provided later “Soon after the incident, a spokesperson for the Baramulla district police said on Twitter. Videos of the avalanche, which showed people fleeing for their lives, went viral on social media.

 

On January 29, a woman and a teenage girl were killed by an avalanche in Ladakh’s Kargil district.

 

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