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4 dead, 40 missing after cloudburst triggers flash floods in Kishtwar   

July 28, 2021 05:57 PM

Kishtwar, July 28 (Agency) : At least four persons were killed while 40 people are believed to be missing after a cloudburst triggered flash floods in Honzar locality of Dacchan in Kishtwar on Wednesday.  

An official told  that the flash floods triggered by cloudburst hit residential area, in which 40 people went missing.  

He said that bodies of four people have been recovered even as heavy rains have been hindering search operation to trace out missing people.

SSP Kishtwar, Shafqat Hussain told that as per the witnesses residing there, 40 people were believed to be missing after a cloudburst triggered flash floods in the area. 

The exact number of missing people is not known as the situation is very grim in the area, he said.  

He said that teams of Police, Army and SDRF have reached the area and rescue operation was going on.

 

 

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