In view of avalanche threat in nine avalanche prone districts of Kashmir division, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan on Thursday directed concerned DCs to take all the precautionary measures and keep the SDRF, Police and Para-medical staff with ambulances in readiness to avert any untoward incident.

The spokesman said that warning has been issued for the avalanche-prone areas in district Islamabad, Kulgam, Budgam, Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora, Ganderbal, Kargil and Leh of J&K state.

Meanwhile, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir has directed the Deputy Commissioners of all these districts to advise the people living in avalanche prone areas not to venture out to avoid the loss of lives.


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