Three persons died due to cold after they were caught in a snowstorm in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said on Tuesday.
A group of people were moving on foot from Kupwara to Karnah when they were caught in a snowstorm near Khoni Nallah in Sadhna Top mountain pass area in north Kashmir on Monday night, a police official said.
Three people went missing while others managed to reach Sadhna Top and informed the police and the army about the incident. When the security forces reached the spot, they found three persons had died due to cold, the official said.
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