Details of Disaster Information


India : Avalanches : 2008/02/09
GLIDE: AV-2008-000026-IND  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2008/02/09
Country
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District
India
Name Avalanches
Outline Twenty people were killed by avalanches and 15 others were missing in Indian Kashmir as the heaviest snowfall in recent years brought the Himalayan region to a standstill, officials said on Saturday.

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Personal Injury Material Damage Others

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Report/Articles
  • CNN.com 2008/02/10
    Six family members were buried alive after an avalanche crashed into their house in a remote village in Indian-administered Kashmir, officials said Friday.
  • Reuters AlerNet 2007/02/09
    More than 300 people have been rescued from avalanche-hit areas, while many villages remained inaccessible, police said.