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Duration 2008/02/09 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. Country or District India Name Snow Avalanche
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- 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.
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