Deaf and dumb man goes missing in Gurez amid heavy snowfall, rescued during night-long ops: Police

Gurez: An 18-year-old deaf and dumb boy, who went missing on Saturday amid heavy snowfall in Gurez area of Bandipora district was rescued by the police and locals on Sunday following nightlong rescue operation.
An official told Kashmir News Service (KNS) said that the man, identified as Tariq Ahmad Lone son of Abdul Kareem from Baduaab village of Tulial was reported missing by family on Saturday after he had gone outside.
Meanwhile, duty officer Buduaab, Dar Muzaffar, the man was reported missing yesterday and he being deaf and dumb made the rescue operation more complicated.
Muzaffar said the police launched searches in the nearby area amid heavy snowfall during night and as snowfall subsided on Sunday morning, they were able to track his fresh footsteps on a hilly terrain.
“We followed the steps and found him in knee-deep snow. Later, he was we rescued, He is out of danger and is in stable condition now,” Muzaffar said. (KNS)

Leave a Reply