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10 trapped after avalanche hits Ladakh

ANI  |  Ladakh (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] 

As many as 10 people are trapped under snow after an avalanche occurred in Khardung La on Friday.

Two tippers and a Scorpio car, which were carrying a total of 12 people, left for Khardung La this morning to load snow which was to be brought to Leh.

A tipper had been loaded with snow while the other one was being filled with the same when the avalanche struck.

A search operation is currently underway

Further details of the incident are awaited.

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First Published: Fri, January 18 2019. 11:00 IST