Man swept away by avalanche found dead

Srinagar: One of the two people who were swept away by an avalanche in Tanghdar area of Kupwara district last week was found dead, police said.
The body of Mohammad Sharif Khan of Biyari Karnah was recovered on Thursday while as Sadam Hussian was still missing, a police official said.
The official said that both police and army were on job to find the other missing person.
Meanwhile, a massive landslide Thursday hit the Wahiduna village of Chandoosa area in Baramulla prompting authorities to shift one family to safer place.
Officials said that due to recent snowfall and rains the landslides hit the village Wahiduna on Thursday morning.
They said that assistant deputy commissioner Baramulla, Riyaz Ahmad Wani along with a team local police visited the area and shifted at least one family to a safer place.
The officials said that the district administration also blocked Chandosa-Shirpora link road to avoid any untoward incident.

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