Jammu & Kashmir

Kishtwar cloudburst: No clue of missing persons yet

SDRF, NDRF carrying out searches in Kishtwar

Jammu: Success continues to elude rescuers as there was still no trace of 19 persons who went missing following a cloudburst at Honzar Dachan in Kishtwar district as rescuers continued the operation.

Eight women among 19 persons went missing following the cloudburst and subsequent flash floods in the remote village on the intervening night of July 27 and 28.

On Monday last, Director General of Police Dilbag Singh had an aerial survey of the village. He also chaired a high-level meeting during which, among others, he stressed the need for intensifying the rescue operation to trace the missing persons.

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