SRINAGAR: Two labourers were died after an avalanche hit Sonamarg in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Thursday, officials said.
The avalanche hit the Sarbal area close to Nilgrath where Hyderabad-based Megha Engineering and Infrastructure Limited (MEIL) is executing work on the Zojila Tunnel.
Two dead bodies, identified as Sandeep Singh and Bal Krishna — both residents of Kishtwar — have been retrieved so far, officials said.
The bodies have been shifted to Primary Health Centre in Sonamarg for medico legal formalities, they added. (PTI)