- 2 rescued of the 9 who went missing after being hit by an avalanche
- Police, army, state disaster response force carrying out rescue ops
- Border Roads personnel hit by avalanche dies as no doctors were available
Seven people are still said to be missing.
The incident took place at Sadhna Top in Tangdhar area of the district around 4 pm. The missing people were reportedly on their way from Kupwara to Karnah in a Tata Sumo.
Rescue operations will be extremely difficult due to the dark and temperature being several degrees below zero.