Watch: Narrow escape for police team as landslides hit Zojila Pass on Kargil highway

The rescue team was clearing the stranded vehicles at Zojila when snowfall triggered landslides in the area.

Irfan Raina
Publish Date: Nov 15 2018 11:19AM | Updated Date: Nov 15 2018 12:36PM
Watch: Narrow escape for police team as landslides hit Zojila Pass on Kargil highwayGK Photo

Station house officer (SHO) police station Sonamarg and his team had a narrow escape at Zojila pass on Srinagar-Kargil highway last evening when landslides hit the area.

The rescue team was clearing the stranded vehicles at Zojila when snowfall triggered landslides in the area.

Talking to Greater Kashmir, SHO police station Sonamarg Manzoor Ahmad said it started snowing heavily when they were clearing the stranded vehicles.

“Couple of landslides hit the area when they were carrying out rescue work. Luckily, they took place little far away from the spot where we were carrying out the rescue operation,” he said.

He said that the rescue team included police personnel from police station Sonamarg,  traffic police personnel and beacon officials.


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