Jammu & Kashmir

Cloudburst triggered mudslides occur near Amarnath Cave

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Ganderbal: A cloudburst triggered mudslides hit near the Holy Amarnath Cave shrine in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, officials said on Wednesday, while stating that there was no loss of life or injury reported in the incident.

Officials said that there was no loss of life or injury reported as no pilgrim was present at the cave at the time of the incident.

He said that two SDRF teams are already at the cave while an additional team of SDRF has been deputed from Ganderbal district.

Meanwhile, civil administration, as well as the police, had requested the people of Gund and Kangan area to stay away from river Sindh.

“In view of incessant rains and reported cloud burst at the holy cave shrine, the general public in areas of Gund and Kangan is requested to stay away from river Sindh, as there may be a sudden increase inflow of water,” SDPO Kangan said.


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