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Two skiers are killed and 19 others buried under snow immediately after having caught in avalanche


Two skiers are killed and 19 many others buried below snow right after getting caught in avalanche at Himalayan vacationer ski vacation resort

  • Whole of 19 foreigners and two Kashmiri guides caught in a huge avalanche
  • Two Polish skiers died while law enforcement claimed 19 foreign nationals have been rescued

Two Polish skiers have died and 19 other travellers were buried less than piles of snow just after an avalanche swept through a Himalayan ski vacation resort in Indian-managed Kashmir today.

A overall of 21 foreign tourists and their two Kashmiri guides were caught in a huge avalanche and buried less than the snow as they had been skiing high in the mountains in the vicinity of the tourist city of Gulmarg, local law enforcement reported.

‘A significant rescue procedure has been released,’ Kashmir’s law enforcement main Vijay Kumar said. ‘Two bodies have been recovered so much.’ 

Police explained 19 overseas holidaymakers and the two area guides have been rescued, including that the bodies of the two deceased skiers have been transported to a medical center. 

An ambulance leaves carrying the bodies of two foreigners who were killed in an avalanche in Gulmarg on Wednesday

An ambulance leaves carrying the bodies of two foreigners who ended up killed in an avalanche in Gulmarg on Wednesday

The Pirpanjal mountain range in the western Himalayas is a well known skiing destination for the two Indians and foreigners. 

In 2010, at the very least 17 Indian soldiers ended up killed just after an avalanche hit the Indian army’s Substantial Altitude Warfare Faculty in Gulmarg during a schooling session.

Avalanches and landslides are popular in Kashmir and have induced heavy demise tolls for the Indian and Pakistani armies camped in close proximity to the mountainous and forested militarised Line of Manage that divides Kashmir between the nuclear-armed rivals.

In 2017, at the very least 20 Indian soldiers have been killed in a few avalanches, and in 2012 a massive avalanche in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir killed 140 persons, which includes 129 Pakistani soldiers.


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