Snowfall brings life in Gurez to a grinding halt

Snowfall brings life in Gurez to a grinding halt

Owais Farooqi
Gurez: With Gurez recording heavy snowfall from last 4 days, life there has come to a grinding halt.
Local sources said that no traffic is playing on roads due to snowfall besides tunnel service to reach Bandipora is not accessible for unknown reasons.
Electric poles have also been uprooted and transmission wires are lying unattended on ground at Dawar, locals told Kashmir Reader.
They said that a tipper got trapped in an avalanche this morning at Kanzalwan, and the driver and labourers came out unhurt.
Locals said that there is no power supply at Gurez and shops are closed as people are staying indoors.
Official sources also confirmed the situation prevailing in Gurez.
They said that many serious patients need to be airlifted and also students and Government employees await weather to improve.

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