Narrow escape for SDM after vehicle comes under avalanche in Kupwara

Srinagar: Three people, including Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Karnah, had a narrow escape on Tuesday when a vehicle came under an avalanche near Sadhna Top in the border town of Tanghdar in north Kashmir district of Kupwara.
Official sources said that a vehicle, which was returning from Karnah to Kupwara, came under the avalanche near Sadhna Top.
“Three people, SDM Karnah Bilal Bhat, his driver and PSO, onboard the vehicle were trapped in the snow,” they said, adding a search and rescue operation was immediately launched by police and Army.
The trio were rescued with minor bruises and their vehicle was damaged, they added.