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JK Police establishes helplines for emergency during snowfall,

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

The Police has established helplines in various districts of the valley and the region for people to seek help during an emergency arising due to snowfall and rains forecast next week.

The Meteorological Department has warned of heavy rains and snowfall in the valley from December 11 to 15.

"In view of the weather and avalanche warnings, the Jammu and Kashmir Police has established helpline numbers at every district as well as in the Police Control Room Kashmir," a police spokesman said.

He said people have been requested to contact their respective district helplines set up by the police in case on any emergency and exigency.

Inspector General of Police Munir Ahmad Khan has directed all the concerned district police chiefs to remain vigilant.

Khan said these helplines have been established in every district and will remain functional round the clock.

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First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 18:50 IST