Mudslide buries three of a nomad family, another critical in J&K

Three members of a nomad family were killed and another critically injured after their makeshift tent came under debris of mudslide triggered by incessant rains in Noorpora area of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday.

The mudslide toppled the makeshift tent belonging to one Irshad Ahmad son of Abdul Gafoor near Mini Secretariat Noorpora Tral.

Soon, locals, later joined by police, launched a rescue operation and rescued all four persons in critical condition from the debris and took them to hospital, an official said.


However three among them succumbed to the injuries at the hospital while the condition of another remains to be critical, a police officer told . He said that the injured has been shifted to Srinagar hospital for specialized treatment.