Eight people went missing after an avalanche hit a vehicle they were travelling in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, reports said.
The passenger cab was hit by a huge avalanche of snow this afternoon on the Kupwara-Tangdhar road in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
The incident took place near the Khooni Nallah area on the Kupwara-Tangdhar road, a traffic police official said.
A search and rescue operation was launched but a bad weather was hampering the process, the official said.
#WATCH J&K: 9 people, including a vehicle carrying 6 people, went missing in avalanche in Kupwara's Tangdhar, yesterday. Search and rescue operations still underway. (5.1.2018) pic.twitter.com/29WzCqdGx2— ANI (@ANI) January 6, 2018