Three women killed by landslide in Kashmir

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Jammu, June 16 (IANS) Three women were killed on Saturday in a landslide in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district.

Police said a family of nomads was trapped in the landslide triggered by heavy rains in the Shasho Paddar forests.

“Eight people were trapped after the landslide hit a temporary shelter of a Bakarwal family. A rescue operation was immediately started and three women were declared dead by doctors,” a police officer said.

–IANS

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