Avalanche at Gulmarg ski resort In Kashmir, 1 person feared killed

A massive avalanche hit the upper reaches of Gulmarg skiing resort in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, killing reportedly  a person and injuring another, officials said. . 

The scenic resort witnessed loud shrieks by the tourists as the avalanche hit the famous ski resort. More people are reportedly trapped under snow. Rescue operation is underway.

The officials said four persons — two foreign skiers and two guides — were reportedly missing.

“Avalanche hit the Afarwat peak #HapathKhud at famous ski resort in #Gulmarg.#Rescue operation has been launched by #Baramulla Police along with other agencies,” tweeted Baramulla police.