Cloudburst Hits Village In J&K’s Kishtwar; Nearly 40 Missing

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Srinagar: At least four persons were killed and around 40 were reported missing after a cloudburst in a remote village of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar.

According to media reports, Deputy Commissioner of Jammu and Kashmir has said that four bodies have been recovered from the debris and eight to nine houses are damaged following a cloudburst at Honzar village in Kishtwar.

Rescue teams have been rushed to Honzar village of Dacchan tehsil and further details are awaited.

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh said the air force has been contacted for lifting the injured when required.

Most of Jammu region has been inundated with heavy rains for the past few days.

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