Srinagar: Three persons were killed and many missing in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir after heavy rains and cloudburst hit the region last night, reports said on Thursday.
The incident happened in Thathri town of Doda during last night.
Official sources confirmed the recovery of dead bodies of three women adding many more people are missing search for whom was underway.
Local sources said that cloudburst washed away many residential houses and other structures including a school.
They said many persons have been rescued however search for those who are trapped under the debris was going on.
Doda has witnessed heavy rainfall this monsoon so far.
Last week, three members of a family in the district were killed after their house collapsed following heavy rains. Authorities said the roof of their mud house collapsed due to heavy rains in Tanta village.