Avalanche hit central Kashmir

Srinagar: A massive avalanche struck along the Srinagar-Leh Highway in Ganderbal district on Thursday, officials said.

They said the avalanche – captured on camera- occurred at around 2 pm at Sarbal area near the workshop for Zojila tunnel construction site in Sonamarg.

“There was no loss of life or property of the company or project components,” officials said.

There was also an unconfirmed report about another avalanche near the truck yard in Sonamarg.

Last year, two labourers working on a strategic Zojila tunnel were killed in a snow avalanche

UNI

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