Mother-Daughter duo feared dead in Ramban flash floods

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RAMBAN: A mother-daughter duo was feared dead after flash floods triggered by heavy rains hit Panchayat Neera near Ramban, officials said on Thursday.

“Flash-flood like situation in Panchayat Neera, near Ramban due to heavy rains. Tehsildar Ramban, DySP (Hqtrs) & SDRF component on spot. Reportedly 2 persons missing. More updates to follow,” Deputy Commissioner Ramban said in a tweet.

Official said that the missing persons, mother and daughter, are feared dead. They have been identified as Shamina Begum, wife of Shabir Ahmed and their daughter Rozia Banoo.

Reports said that flash floods also caused damaged to property and washed away cars and bikes in its swathe.