Three persons evacuated after being hit by avalanche in Kupwara

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Three persons were evacuated after they were buried by an avalanche at Farkin top in Kupwara-a district of North Kashmir.

A road construction team at Farkin Top along with a JCB was hit by the avalanche in which three persons were buried. They were immediately rescued while one of them was critically injured, a police spokesman said.

The injured person has been identified as Amerdeep Singh, he said.

Amardeep was shifted to a nearby health centre while the two other persons, Shakoor Ahmad Piswal and Mohammad Sumander Mir, both residents of Farkin, were safe, the spokesman said.