Srinagar: Rescue personnel near the Jawahar Tunnel where an avalanche hit a police post on the Jammu-Srinagar highway, on Feb 8, 2019. Ten people were reported missing after the avalanche. According to the sources, search and rescue operation began shortly after the avalanche but bad weather condition has hampered the efforts.
Four dead bodies have been recovered so far by the relief and rescue teams.Two people were rescued alive. Seven people were killed and five went missing in Jammu and Kashmir following season's heaviest snowfall. Rescue personnel carry a body recovered from a police post that was buried under an avalanche in Jawahar Tunnel area on Jammu-Srinagar highway, on Feb 8, 2019.