Avalanche hits ShaitaniNallahGumri nearZojila Pass
5 loaded trucks buried under snow avalanche, 6 persons rescued
Post by Umar Raina on Monday, April 17, 2023
Kargil: At least five loaded trucks buried under the Snow avalanche while six persons were rescued after they came under the avalanche at ShaitaniNallahGumri near Zojila pass from Minamarg Side of Kargil district on Sunday afternoon.
Official told Rising Kashmir that five loaded trucks was on its way to Kargil and Leh from Sonamarg came under the avalanche that were occurred near ShaitaniNallah near Zojila pass on Srinagar Leh highway.
Soon after receiving the information Kargil police along with Civil administration launched a massive rescue operation at the said place, however six persons were rescued after the avalanche.
They said that the passengers were shifted to SDH Drass, adding no loss of life or Injuries reported in the incident.
There is still 40 to 50 feet of Snow at in many places of ShaitaniNallah and Zojila, they said.