Srinagar: A portion of hillock collapsed and the large stones fell on the nearby locality in Pantha Chowk area in Srinagar outskirts situated along the Srinagar – Jammu highway Wednesday afternoon.
One residential house of Irshada Begum Widow of Abdul Aziz Sheikh got damaged, however the inmates escaped unhurt, local sources said.
A revenue team headed by Tehsildar Abdul Rehman Dar has reached the spot to asses the situation, they said.
Tehsildar told Kashmir Reader that the portion of the hillock collapsed due to continuous precipitation and there is apprehension that more stones may roll down from the hillock causing threat to the local populace.
He asked the local people to immediately vacate their houses and take shelter in safer places.