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Avalanche hits J&K, Russian skier dead, 6 rescued

Officials said that the major avalanche roared down an adjoining mountain at an elevation of approximately 2,730 metres above sea level

23 Feb 2024 1:07 AM

Avalanches kill 67 in J&K, PoK

3 Army jawans among 10 killed in Kashmir; 57 lose their lives in Pak-occupied Kashmir.

15 Jan 2020 1:38 AM

4 Army soldiers killed in avalanche along border

Giving the details, defence spokesman Col. Rajesh Kalia said that three Army jawans died after they were buried under heaps of snow in Tangdhar.

05 Dec 2019 1:34 AM

Two army personnel killed as avalanche hits patrol in Southern Siachen

An Avalanche Rescue Team (ART) following the patrol immediately rushed and managed to locate and pull out all members of the patrol.

30 Nov 2019 8:00 PM

4 soldiers, 2 porters dead after being trapped in avalanche in Siachen

The avalanche took place at 3 pm in the northern glacier at an altitude of 19,000 feet.

19 Nov 2019 9:32 AM


8 soldiers stuck under snow as avalanche hits Army positions in Siachen

Sources said that the patrolling party, including porters, were evacuating another person who had fallen sick at his post.

18 Nov 2019 8:27 PM

5 killed in rain-related incidents as Avalanche records wettest day in TN

Avalanche, a tourist destination recorded 911 mm rainfall in the 24-hour period ending 8.30 am on Friday.

09 Aug 2019 3:10 PM

Avalanche in Ishkoman Valley leaves Pakistani climber dead, 2 injured

Italian Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo confirmed the incident happened in northern district of Ghizar in Pak, but gave no further details.

18 Jun 2019 1:40 PM

Family getting wiped out by avalanche goes viral on Twitter

This fake video has been viewed over 8.17 million times.

07 Jun 2019 12:24 PM

Jammu and Kashmir: 170 stranded people evacuated by Indian Air Force from Srinagar

Evacuated people also included students who have to appear for the GATE exam.

10 Feb 2019 11:13 AM


10 civilians feared dead in Khardung La avalanche

The defence spokesman said that the incident was reported to the Army detachment at Khadung La Top by two civilian drivers at about 7.45 am.

19 Jan 2019 5:38 AM

At least 16 injured in volcanic eruption at ski resort in Japan

Nine civilians were injured by volcanic rocks, while seven people — six soldiers and one civilian skier — were hit by an avalanche.

23 Jan 2018 4:13 PM

Skier from Sweden killed as avalanche hits Gulmarg

The 25-year-old victim has been identified by his first name Daniel.

19 Jan 2018 2:19 AM

J&K: 11 bodies recovered from Kupwara avalanche site, rescue ops on

The body of a Beacon officer was recovered on Friday night after rescue ops were launched, dy commissioner Kupwara Khalid Jehangir said.

06 Jan 2018 2:49 PM

J&K: Corpse of missing soldier in Gurez avalanche recovered

Three soldiers had gone missing during the avalanche and bodies of the other two had been recovered earlier on Monday.

20 Dec 2017 3:24 PM


5 killed, 7 injured as avalanche sweeps over bus in J&K's Bhaderwah

The local authorities have requested the Army to provide them a helicopter to airlift the injured to a hospital.

04 May 2017 3:51 PM

Avalanche in Japan kills 8 students, injures over 30

A group of 52 students and 11 teachers from seven high schools were on a 3-day mountaineering outing when the disaster struck.

27 Mar 2017 2:10 PM

J&K: 5 soldiers rescued after avalanche die

The five soldiers were trapped under snow at a forward post in Machhil on Saturday. Avalanche, soldiers die, Macchil sector, brave jawans.

30 Jan 2017 5:57 PM

J&K: 5 Army personnel, who were trapped under snow, rescued

Authorities have issued a high danger avalanche warning in hilly parts of snow-bound Kashmir Valley in view of fresh snowfall.

28 Jan 2017 2:30 PM

Fadnavis pays tributes to Maha soldiers killed in avalanches

Fadnavis said he was pained by the death of soldiers Anand Gavai, Sanju Khandare and Vikas Samundare, and paid tributes to them.

28 Jan 2017 2:28 PM