August 16, 2022

Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, on Saturday, visited SKIMS in Srinagar to investigate in regards to the well being of the devotees who have been injured in yesterday’s incident of cloudburst close to the holy Amarnath Collapse south J&Ok.

Taking the inventory of the scenario, LG Sinha additionally reached Srinagar police management room to watch ongoing rescue operations.

Earlier within the day, the Jammu and Kashmir authorities has issued an advisory and has ordered all SDMs, tehsildars of Ramban district to stay on excessive alert.

IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar, talking to ANI, knowledgeable that police, NDRF, SDRF, CAPF and safety forces are engaged within the rescue work. He revealed that 15 our bodies have been recovered thus far and 35 injured individuals have been rescued by helicopter service. He additional added that they may clear the particles by night and retrieve our bodies if discovered.

Amarnath cloudburst

At the very least 16 individuals have thus far reportedly been killed and 40 are feared lacking in a cloudburst close to the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas Friday night, damaging 25 tents and three group kitchens, officers mentioned.

“Scenario is below management, rains are nonetheless occurring. Trying on the hazard stage, the Amarnath Yatra has been halted quickly because of the space being inundated. If the climate stays regular and makeshift preparations are made, then the yatra will be resumed tomorrow,” mentioned ITBP spokesperson PRO Vivek Kumar Pandey.

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