Families rescued safely by villagers

Budgam, Jan 06: Two residential houses collapsed Tuesday late night due to heavy snowfall in Khag area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) the residential houses that were damaged due to heavy snowfall belong to Reyaz Ahmad Sheikh and Gulam Mohidin Bhat.

An official said that there was, however, no injury reported in the incident, as the villagers reached the spot immediately and rescued the families.

A senior officer told KNO that they have given instructions that a team will be sent to the spot and assistance will be provided to the families—(KNO)