Srinagar, Jan. 14 -- Four army soldiers, a BSF constable and six civilians were killed in multiple avalanches across Kashmir.
An army party was hit by an avalanche in the Machhil sector close to the Line of Control (LoC) on Monday night in which five army men were trapped under the snow. Rescue parties immediately reached the spot and an operation was started.
"We took out all the five army men buried under the snow while four of them succumbed," Shriram Ambarker, SP, Kupwara said.
Similarly, a Border Security Force (BSF) constable was killed after an avalanche hit the force's deployment on the Line of Control (LoC) in Naugam sector on Monday evening, the paramilitary force said on Tuesday.
The incident took place around 8.30 p.m. after...