Driver Killed After Avalanche Hits Zojila Pass 

by Umar Raina 

SRINAGAR: A driver of Border Roads Organisation (BRO) killed after he came under an heavy avalanche in Pani Matha near Zojila Pass on Wednesday, sources said.

Police sources said that the driver of BRO who was doing snow clearance operation from Zojila road came under an heavy avalanche at Pani Matha near Zojila Pass at around 5:00 pm On Wednesday,resulting the onspot death of driver.

As soon as the other labourers and officers of BRO who were present there started a massive rescue operation and with the help of police they took the dead body out from the avalanche and has been taken it to SDH Kangan for medico legal formalities.

The deceased driver identified as Ghulam Rasool Bhat (50) Son of Ghulam Mohammad Bhat a resident of Gagangeer Sonamarg.

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