BSF porter killed, four others injured in avalanche

A porter of Border Security Force (BSF) was killed and four others were injured in an avalanche in Gurez sector of Bandipora area near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir, police said on Monday.

Srinagar: A porter of Border Security
Force (BSF) was killed and four others were injured in an
avalanche in Gurez sector of Bandipora area near the Line of
Control (LoC) in Kashmir, police said on Monday.

The incident occurred last night and among the four
injured, three are BSF jawans, they said.

"An avalanche struck upon a BSF post at Kabul Gali in
Gurez sector, killing 45-year-old Jamal Ahmad Lone (porter),"
a police spokesperson said.

Authorities have issued avalanche warnings in several
areas of the Valley including Gurez, Tangdhar, Macchil, Keran
and Karnah along the LoC.

PTI

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