Three labourersslipped to death at Hinjhal Top in Pir Panchal range of mountains on Wednesdaywhile they were walking back from the Valley to their homes in Banihal.
Senior Policeofficials said another person Parvez Ahmad was injured when the group oflabourers returning back to Banihal through Verinag slipped on a glacier.
The deceased havebeen identified as Ghulam Mohiudin and Riyaz Ahmad, sons of Molvie Shafiwho are residents of Hinjahal, Dooligam in Banihal. The third deceased has beenidentified as Zubair Ahmad who is also a Banihal resident. "All three deadbodies have been recovered and moved to sub-district hospital Banihal while theinjured is being treated," Superintendent of Police, Ramban, Haseeb-ur-Rehmantold Greater Kashmir.
The officials saidit was after another three labourers travelling on the same route had safelyreached their homes in Banihal that family members of the missing labourersbecame alert and informed the police. "Soon, a search operation consisting ofpolice, volunteers and army was launched and dead bodies were recovered today,"the official said.