Jammu & Kashmir

Avalanche kills three army personnel in north Kashmir, says police

Arrmed forces personnel patrol in snow-bound area in Kashmir. [FPK File Photo]

Kupwara: Three armed forces personnel were killed when they were swept away by an avalanche in the Machil area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday, officials said.

“In an unfortunate incident, three armed forces personnel of Indian army’s 56 RR died in the line of duty in Machhil area when they came under an avalanche,” police said in a statement.

“All the bodies have been retrieved,” the statement added.

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