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J&K: 5 killed, 9 injured in rain-related incidents

Last Updated: Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 14:38

Jammu: Five people, including three women, were killed and nine others injured in rain-related incidents in Jammu and Kashmir.

A woman and her two children were buried alive and five others were injured when their house today collapsed due to heavy rains in Barmeen village at Udhampur district, police said.

Two women washed away in flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Kathua district, they said, adding that the bodies have been fished out, they said.

Four persons were injured when a house caved in due to intermittent rains at Soit village in Rajouri district, police said.

Several inter-district roads have been blocked for vehicular traffic in view of landslides triggered by heavy downpours, which also caused flooding of Chenab, Ujh, Basantar and Tawi rivers.


First Published: Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 14:38
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