Skiing guide dies after hit by snow avalanche at Gulmarg

Skiing guide dies after hit by snow avalanche at Gulmarg

His body was brought to Public Health Centre Gulmarg for post mortem.

Panic gripped the famous resort of Gulmarg when a skiing guide came under a heavy snow avalanche on Wednesday. 

Sources said that 27-year-old Bashir Ahmad Bakshi, son of Nazir Ahmad Bakshi died on the spot when an avalanche hit him near Trahjan Afarwat mountain in this world-famous skiing resort at 1:45 pm local time.

A heli-skiing rescue team was immediately dispatched to the area but all efforts to save Ahmad proved futile. 

His body was brought to Public Health Centre Gulmarg for post mortem.