Bandipora: Four members of a family were killed after an avalanche hit a residential house in Gurez in north Kashmirs Bandipora district, officials said today.
They said that an avalanche hit a residential house in Budugam village near Line of Control in Gurez, resulting into death of four family members..
The dead bodies have been retrieved and medico legal formalities are being conducted, official sources said.
The deceased have been identified as
- Habibullah S/o Bahudar Lone 50 yrs
- Azizi (wife) 48 yrs
- Gulshan Bano (Daughter) 19 yrs
- Irfan (Son) 17yrs
However one family member Riyaz (son) 18 yrs survived.
Gurez valley and Razdan Top have received 4-5 feet and 6 feet fresh snow respectively during last 48 hours, thereby making the area prone to avalanches.
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