Narrow escape for police team after snow avalanche hit Zojila Pass
Ganderbal: Station House Officer (SHO) Sonamarg and his team had a narrow escape after an avalanche roared down a mountain at Zojila pass area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Wednesday evening.
Officials said that the incident happened at Zojila pass on Wednesday when a police party from Police station Sonamarg headed by Station House Officer Manzoor Ahmad Mir and some traffic police officials visited the Zojila pass to check if any stranded vehicles or passenger was stuck in the avalanche-prone area of Zojila pass on Srinagar Leh highway.
While the party was returning from Zero point Zojila, it had a narrow escape as many snow avalanches hit the area.
“The police team left their vehicle on the other side of the Zojila ad returned to Sonamarg police station by foot after walking more than 10 kms.”