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Kashmir hit by avalanche

Thursday, 9 January 2014 - 11:49pm IST | Place: INDIA | Agency: PTI
A snow avalanche hit Macchil sector of Kashmir today killing an army jawan, a defense spokesman said.

A snow avalanche hit Macchil sector of Kashmir today killing an army jawan, a defence spokesman said.

"A snow avalanche struck in the general area of Macchil this evening. One soldier was killed in the incident," the spokesman said.

The chances of avalanches in higher reaches of Kashmir has increased following recent snowfall across the Valley. 


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