Srinagar: A severe snowstorm late Monday night killed three persons at Khoni Nallah area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Reports said that a group of five people were on way to Karnah from Kupwara when they were trapped in the storm at Khoni Nallah near Sadna Top at around 1 am.
While three were trapped, two of them managed to escape who informed local police. The police rushed to the spot and found three people dead, reports said.
The deceased have been identified as Tahir Younis Khawaja (22); Abdul Khaliq Sheikh (40); Fareed Ahmad (25) all residents of Karnah.
A police official confirmed the killings of three people in the incident.