Three injured in landslide in Kupwara
Srinagar: Three persons were critically injured in a landslide in Keran sector of frontier Kupwara district of north Kashmir today, police said.
A landslide struck between Mundian and Det Bridge in Keran sector near the Line of Control (LoC) this afternoon, trapping three persons, a police official told PTI here.
He said the trio – Nazakat Khan, Ashraf Hajam and Bilal Joo – were rescued and were provided immediate medical help.
They are being airlifted to Srinagar for specialised treatment, the official said.
The hilly areas of Kashmir witnessed a surge in the cases of land slides and soil erosion over the past week following heavy rains which left 18 persons dead and rendered hundreds of others homeless.