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Five member family feared dead in cloudburst in Baramulla

Cloudburst in Ganderbal, Kashmir. [FPK File Photo/Mounis BM Khan]

Srinagar: At least five members of a nomad family are feared dead in a cloudburst in Rafiabad area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

Police sources told GNS that calamity struck the hilly area and hit the Bakerwal (nomad) family comprising at least five members even as numbers could vary and possibility of higher figure has not been ruled out.

Soon a police party headed by local SHO rushed to the spot along with members SDRF, they said. So far one body has been reportedly found as there are inadequate or feeble communication links to the area, they said.

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