Police issue alert in Poonch amid incessant rains

Police have asked people in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir to stay indoors and avoid going near the water bodies as heavy and incessant rains lashed the region on the third consecutive day today.

Special helplines have also been set up in PCR Poonch and Office of Flood Control & Irrigation Department with the authorities appealing people to call on numbers 01965220258 and 01965220267.

“We have already deputed manpower to Arai village of Mandi where we fear a landslide. Teams of SDRF and police are on standby to meet any emergent situation,” SSP Poonch JS Johar told Greater Kashmir.

Mandi to Saujiyan road is closed due to landslide and GREF has been informed to clear the road

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