Cab hit by avalanche in Kupwara, several missing

A passenger cab was hit by a huge avalanche of snow Friday afternoon in Kashmir’s Kupwara district although the number of people onboard and their fate was not yet known, police said.

The incident took place near the Khooni Nallah area on the Kupwara-Tangdhar road, a traffic police official said.

A search and rescue operation was launched but a bad weather was hampering the process, the official said.

The higher reaches of Kashmir received light snowfall the previous night, according to the Meteorological department.

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