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Friday, January 10, 2014

23 Kashmiris Rescued from Sadhna Avalanche Sites

Army and Border Security Force [BSF] have rescued 23 civilians from two inaccessible avalanche sites across the high altitude Sadhna Pass, close to Line of Control (LoC), in Kupwara district of north Kashmir. Deputy Commissioner of Kupwara Itrat Hussain Rafiquee confirmed reports of a successful rescue operation and said that all those evacuated had reached Tanghdar safely.

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