Kashmir: Swedish skier loses life in Gulmarg avalanche

Srinagar:  A Swedish skier lost his life in an avalanche and his other fellow was rescued alive Today in Kashmir’s Gulmarg ski resort. Police said two Swedish adventurers were trapped under an avalanche in Affarwat hills of Gulmarg in Baramullah district.

Police official said, “one skier, identified as Daniel from Sweden, has died while police  successfully managed to rescue another Swedish skier named Benjamin who was also trapped under the avalanche.”

Jammu and Kashmir government authorities had issued an avalanche warning for the 13 districts of Jammu and Kashmir.
It was not immediately known how the Swedish skiers were allowed to undertake the adventure when an avalanche warning was in force, officials said.

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