Police rescue six non-local labourers stuck in snowbound Sonamarg

The labourers were rescued by a team of local police led by SDPO Yasir Qadri along with SHO Sonamarg, SHO Kangan and SHO Gund and subsequently shifted to a secure accommodation in Kangan.
The six street vendors were stuck after around 4 ft snow accumulated at Sonamarg, as per officials, which also led to closure of the main road.
The six street vendors were stuck after around 4 ft snow accumulated at Sonamarg, as per officials, which also led to closure of the main road.Special Arrangement

Ganderbal, Jan 5: Police on Wednesday rescued six non-local labourers stuck at Sonamarg following snowfall and the subsequent road closure.

The six street vendors were stuck after around 4 ft snow accumulated at Sonamarg, as per officials, which also led to closure of the main road.

The labourers were rescued by a team of local police led by SDPO Yasir Qadri along with SHO Sonamarg, SHO Kangan and SHO Gund and subsequently shifted to a secure accommodation in Kangan.

Meanwhile, the heavy snowfall at the tourist destination led to disruption of electricity and water supply as per local sources.

A minor snow avalanche also hit the western portal of Zojila tunnel construction site near Sarbal Sonamarg on Wednesday morning however it didn't cause any damage to life or property.

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