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3 soldiers killed in avalanche in J&K’s Kupwara

Srinagar: Three soldiers were killed in an avalanche close to the Line of Control Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday, Police said. Police said that three personnel of 56 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) died as the avalanche hit the Almorah post of Machil sector in Kupwara. “In an unfortunate incident, 3 jawans of 56 RR […]

Edited By : Mayank Meliwar | Updated: Jan 2, 2023 15:44 IST
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Srinagar: Three soldiers were killed in an avalanche close to the Line of Control Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday, Police said.

Police said that three personnel of 56 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) died as the avalanche hit the Almorah post of Machil sector in Kupwara.

“In an unfortunate incident, 3 jawans of 56 RR were killed in the line of duty in Machhil area when they came under an avalanche,” a senior police officer in Kupwara said, adding all the bodies have been retrieved.

The identities of the slain could not be established immediately.

First published on: Nov 18, 2022 09:11 PM IST

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