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J&K officer among 2 trekkers dead in Kolahoi Glacier

By Chennabasaveshwar

Srinagar, Sep 8: Two trekkers, including a KAS officer, died after a group of trekkers fell into a crevice at Kolahoi Glacier near Dhanwet, about 25-kms from Aru Pahalgam in south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Friday.

J&K officer among 2 trekkers dead in Kolahoi Glacier

According to Kashmir Observer, those killed in the incident have been identified as Naveed Jeelani and Adil Shah. Naveed was a Jammu and Kashmir Excise and Taxation Officer and Adil worked with Alpine group - a tour a travel group in Jammu and Kashmir. Officials say at least 10 trekkers were returning from Kolahoi Glacier when three of them fell into a crevasse at Dhanvet.

The police sought Air Force helicopter and assistance of Army in the rescue efforts.

More details awaited.

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