Tangdar flash floods: Body of truck driver recovered

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Baramulla: Police have recovered body of a truck driver who was washed away by flash floods in Tangdar area of the neighbouring Kupwara district.

Body of Sher Singh of RS Pora was recovered by police in a rescue operation that was launched after flash floods hit Tangdar area of the frontier district Tuesday afternoon, a senior police official told Kashmir Reader.

Singh was driver of a tanker carrying fuel supply to the army.

Multiple cloudbursts at Shamsbari mountain triggered flash floods in Tangdar villages on Tuesday damaging several shops, behaks and besides carrying away two army oil tankers.

The gushing waters also entered residential houses and damaged paddy fields, reports said.