Avalanche hits Gulmarg:1 killed


Srinagar: A person reported to get killed in an avalanche attack on Wednesday. Three skiers were trapped in the mishap. However, they were rescued later by the authorities.

Police sources said they were checking with  hotels in Gulmarg to see if anyone else was missing.The man who died was a local skiing guide, said a police officer.This is the second death this season at the famous ski resort.

On January 24, a Swiss national died and five of his associates had to be rescued when an avalanche hit the resort between Kongdoori and Afferwath.