Panic in Kulgam villages after cloudburst in forest area

Kulgam, Aug 27 : Panic has gripped twin villages in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district after a cloudburst occurred in the upper reaches of Tangmarg in th district on Saturday.

Sub Divisional Magistrate Noor Abad, Bashir Ul Hassan told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) cloudburst occurred in the upper reaches of Tangmarg, a far flung village of the district.

He said that soon after the cloudburst occurred, a team has been rushed to the spot, however, there has been no loss of life reported in the incident as yet.

Meanwhile, a local said that there was a sudden increase in the discharge of muddy water and the same has entered into the houses and schools in the villages, located downhill.

He said the increase in muddy waters has created panic among the people of Check-i-Watoo and Asnoor villages—(KNO)

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