Ferkiyaan top Avalanche: Beacon official succumbed to injuries


A beacon official who was injured after mud and snow slide triggered while the agencies concerned were clearing the snow at the Ferkiyaan top along the Kupwara-Keran road on Sunday, succumbed to injuries.

Amandeep Singh (belt no. 15588066 L) was evacuated in the unconscious state soon after he came under the snow avalanche at Ferkiyaan Top in Keran sector. He was initially shifted to nearby military hospital where from he was referred to army’s 92 base hospitals Badamibagh Srinagar; however, on reaching Baramulla Singh succumbed to injuries.

Officials sources confirmed the death of the driver of the Snow cutter.


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