Four Of Family Killed In Cloudburst In North Kashmir’s Rafiabad

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Srinagar- Four members of a nomad family, including three minors, were killed when a cloudburst occurred in Rafiabad area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, officials said on Sunday.

The cloudburst occurred in the upper belt of Dangiwacha at Hamam Marcoot in Rafiabad area of the north Kashmir district on Saturday night, the officials said.

Police and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) teams rushed to the spot and four bodies have been recovered, they said.

According to police, Mohammad Tariq Khari (8), Shahnaza Begum (30), Naziya Akther (14) and Arif Hussain Khari (5) all residents of Kalsiyan Nowshera area of Rajouri in Jammu region — died in the incident.

Another family member, Mohammad Bashir Khari (80), is still missing, and efforts are on to trace him, they added.

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