Kashmir Landslide: 20 Tourists From West Bengal Stranded

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Kolkata: At least 20 tourists from West Bengal have been left stranded, after a major landslide hit road transportation at Kajikund, 70km from Srinagar.

The tourists have been left stranded since Friday. Rescue forces have been rushed to the spot but rescuers are facing trouble due to the bad weather.

Sujit Dutta, one of the tourists, said that the authorities have so far said that unless weather is cleared they have to stay on the spot and will be moved as soon as the weather cleared.

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Mr. Dutta also said that no relief material from the J&K government has been received so far.

On the other hand an army jawan went missing yesterday after an avalanche hit an army post in Kargil sector.

Meanwhil, at least eight people were killed overnight due to rains and landslides in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, police said.

A rockfall hit half-a-dozen of houses in Sarli Sacha Sharqi village on Saturday night, ‘Dawn’ online quoted a resident as saying.