3 killed 2 missing in Lolab mudslide
Police said that at Lashkot forest area of Lolab in Kupwara district three people were killed while two persons were missing as all of them came under mudslide. Heavy rains and snow resulted in the mudslide and three civilians were killed on Saturday afternoon as they head gone for hunting in Lashkot forest belt of Lolab which finally connects Lolab forests with Bandipora.
Police said that the bodies of three civilians were recovered and handed over to their families. A senior police officer told media that due to heavy snowfall and rains they were not able to carry out any rescue operations for the missing two persons. What was the quantum of mudslide and how much damage it has done in the area, the details of it have yet to emerge.