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Villagers stranded after cloudburst over Kashmir’s Khonmoh village

Last Updated: Thursday, August 12, 2010 - 14:36

Khonmoh: Resident of Khonmoh village near Srinagar were left stranded following a cloudburst on Wednesday.

Most of the locals were forced to stay indoors till the downpour stopped. Several houses were damaged and some were submerged under water.

Shakeel Ahmad, a resident of Khonmoh said the rains kept them indoors for three to four hours.
“Water seeped into houses. Many houses were washed away by the gushing waters. There has been a huge loss of livestock,” added Gulam Nabi, another villager.
No human casualties have been reported.


First Published: Thursday, August 12, 2010 - 14:36
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