104 people rescued from avalanche-prone area in north Kashmir

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Srinagar, Feb 13 (UNI) The Jammu and Kashmir police today rescued 104 people, including women and children, from avalanche -prone area in north Kashmir, official sources said.

They said information about people still living in danger zones in north Kashmir has started pouring in after restoration of communication network to far flung and remote areas.

Sources said police and security forces in their respective areas have launched massive operations to rescue the people from danger areas to safe places.

A message was received by the police at Boniya that 34 families, comprising 104 members, were stranded at village Dadra Bagidara.

Risking their lives, police personnel rescued all the 104 and shifted them to safer place.

Yesterday 17 families, comprising about 200 members were shifted to safer place from the same area.

UNI BAS DS HT1757

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