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Seventy-four killed in avalanche in PoK; 12-year-old girl found alive after being buried under snow for 18 hours
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Seventy-four killed in avalanche in PoK; 12-year-old girl found alive after being buried under snow for 18 hours

A 12-year-old girl was found alive on Tuesday after being buried for 18 hours when an avalanche in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) engulfed the family house, her mother said on Wednesday

Three soldiers, five civilians killed in two separate avalanches in Jammu and Kashmir's Machil, Sonmarg
India

Three soldiers, five civilians killed in two separate avalanches in Jammu and Kashmir's Machil, Sonmarg

Due to heavy snowfall in the last 48 hours, there have been multiple avalanches in several areas in north Kashmir after which a number of soldiers were rescued.

IAF spots five bodies in Uttarakhand's Nanda Devi; suspected to belong to mountaineers who went missing
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IAF spots five bodies in Uttarakhand's Nanda Devi; suspected to belong to mountaineers who went missing

The eight-member team consisting of climbers from the UK, US and Australia went missing en route to the Nanda Devi East peak. Bodies of five mountaineers were sighted near an unscaled peak adjoining the Nanda Devi East peak during an air search by air force helicopters on Monday, Pithoragarh district magistrate VK Jogdande said.

Himachal Pradesh avalanche: Search operation ends 23 days after incident; officials recover bodies of last two missing soldiers
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Himachal Pradesh avalanche: Search operation ends 23 days after incident; officials recover bodies of last two missing soldiers

Naik Videsh Chand, Rifleman Arjun Kumar and four other jawans of the 7 Jammu and Kashmir Rifles were buried under the avalanche at Shipki La near the Sino-India border on 20 February. Chand and Kumar's bodies were recovered on Thursday morning, 23 days after the incident.

Himachal Pradesh avalanche: Bodies of two more soldiers recovered, scheduled to be sent to respective hometowns
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Himachal Pradesh avalanche: Bodies of two more soldiers recovered, scheduled to be sent to respective hometowns

Naik Videsh Chand, Rifleman Arjun Kumar and four other jawans of the Jammu and Kashmir Rifles were buried under the avalanche at Shipki La near the Sino-India border on 20 February.

Himachal Pradesh avalanche: Body of one army solider recovered, four others feared trapped
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Himachal Pradesh avalanche: Body of one army solider recovered, four others feared trapped

Rajesh Rishi, 25, along with six other Army personnel were trapped after an avalanche hit Himachal Pradesh's Namgya region of Kinnaur district.

North India likely to experience rainfall untill March; some hilly areas may also face hailstorm, strong winds in coming days
India

North India likely to experience rainfall untill March; some hilly areas may also face hailstorm, strong winds in coming days

During the winter season, hills are first to get affected in terms of rains wherein the plains see weather activities a day later. As far as this season is concerned, rains were on the backseat in the beginning for plains, however, starting mid-January, rains started to peak. In fact, rains have been a little more frequent than the average due in the region.

Himachal Pradesh avalanche: Three days after disaster, five army jawans still untraceable; search operations continue
India

Himachal Pradesh avalanche: Three days after disaster, five army jawans still untraceable; search operations continue

Six jawans of the Army's 7 JAK Rifles — four from Himachal Pradesh, one each from Uttarakhand and Jammu and Kashmir — were buried under the avalanche that occurred near the Shipki La border outpost in Himachal Pradesh's tribal Kinnaur district around 11 am on Wednesday.

Five rescued after avalanche strikes Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, say officials
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Five rescued after avalanche strikes Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, say officials

The avalanche occurred in Chrawan area of Ajas in north Kashmir's Bandipora district early on Saturday morning, disaster management department officials said.

Fresh avalanche in Kinnaur kills 1, traps 5: 'Operational risks' take their toll on soldiers deployed in higher ridges
India

Fresh avalanche in Kinnaur kills 1, traps 5: 'Operational risks' take their toll on soldiers deployed in higher ridges

The army has been taking help of the Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment, a laboratory under the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), to map avalanche-prone areas.

One jawan dead, five others trapped in avalanche on India-China border in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur; rescue ops underway
India

One jawan dead, five others trapped in avalanche on India-China border in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur; rescue ops underway

The avalanche occurred at around 11 am near Shipkala on the Sino-India border in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, where six Indian soldiers of Jammu and Kashmir Rifles unit were feared dead.

Indian Air Force airlifts 170 stranded people from Srinagar to Jammu amid heavy snowfall, avalanches along highway
India

Indian Air Force airlifts 170 stranded people from Srinagar to Jammu amid heavy snowfall, avalanches along highway

The Indian Air Force on Saturday deployed C-17 Globemaster heavy-lift aircraft to transport 170 people stranded in Srinagar to Jammu. The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway has been closed due to heavy snowfall in the state.

Jammu and Kashmir: Toll in Kulgam avalanche rises to eight after rescue teams recover one more policeman's body
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Jammu and Kashmir: Toll in Kulgam avalanche rises to eight after rescue teams recover one more policeman's body

The body was extricated by a search and rescue team in Kulgam on Saturday morning, a Jammu and Kashmir police official said.

Seven killed, including five policemen, in Jammu and Kashmir avalanche; rescue operations on
India

Seven killed, including five policemen, in Jammu and Kashmir avalanche; rescue operations on

Seven bodies including that of five policemen have been recovered in Kulgam district near Jawahar tunnel on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway where an avalanche took place on Friday morning, said an official statement.

Two Jammu and Kashmir policemen rescued from avalanche site in Kulgam; seven still feared trapped
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Two Jammu and Kashmir policemen rescued from avalanche site in Kulgam; seven still feared trapped

The avalanche had hit the north portal of Jawahar Tunnel on the Qazigund side in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Thursday evening.

Three killed in avalanche in Jammu and Kashmir's Pahalgam; incident took place during snow-clearing drive on Pahalgam-Aru road
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Three killed in avalanche in Jammu and Kashmir's Pahalgam; incident took place during snow-clearing drive on Pahalgam-Aru road

The incident happened during a snow-clearing exercise on Pahalgam-Aru road at Gudkhamb point when one JCB and some persons came under the avalanche.

Ladakh avalanche: Two more bodies recovered, death toll rises to seven; search on for remaining three persons
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Ladakh avalanche: Two more bodies recovered, death toll rises to seven; search on for remaining three persons

Two more bodies were recovered on Saturday from the site where an avalanche struck two trucks in Ladakh, taking the death toll to seven.

10 feared dead as snow avalanche buries two trucks in Ladakh's Khardung La region; army deployed in rescue operation
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10 feared dead as snow avalanche buries two trucks in Ladakh's Khardung La region; army deployed in rescue operation

Ten people are feared dead after a snow avalanche buried the two trucks they were travelling in at Khardung La of Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officials said.

Four people killed, six missing as avalanche hits Khardung La pass in Ladakh; rescue operations still underway
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Four people killed, six missing as avalanche hits Khardung La pass in Ladakh; rescue operations still underway

An avalanche hit a mountain pass in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh on Friday. At least 10 people are trapped under snow after an avalanche occurred on the Khardung La pass in Ladakh.

One soldier killed, another injured as avalanche hits army post in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district
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One soldier killed, another injured as avalanche hits army post in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district

A soldier died and another was injured after an avalanche hit an Army post of Rashtriya Rifles in Jammu and Kashmir's Sawjian sector on Thursday morning.