10 trapped after avalanche hits Khardung La in Ladakh

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At least 10 persons are reportedly trapped under snow after an avalanche hit Khardung La of Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir.

Search operation has been launched by the Army, State Disaster Relief Force (SDRF) and police to trace the missing people.

On Thursday, the authorities had issued an avalanche warning in several districts of Valley.

The warning was issued for Anantnag, Kulgam, Budgam, Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora, Ganderbal, Kargil and Leh districts.