SDM kangan issues Advisory to General Public
Raja Syed Rather
Ganderbal, Feb 08: Jammu and Kashmir police on thursday said that it has evacuated over 22 families from an avalanche prone area in Gund area of Kangan in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district to safer places after heavy snowfall.
A police official said that in view of the heavy snowfall and apprehension of snow avalanche at Khan Mohalla in Gund in Ganderbal District, police launched an evacuation process under the supervision of SDPO Kangan Tahir Ahmad and after strenuous efforts police evacuated 22 families consisting of 124 members to safer locations.
SDPO kangan Tahir Ahmad said that the affected families were shifted to nearby government school as their area is avalanche prone area.
Residents of the area hailed the efforts of SDPO kangan.
Meanwhile SDM Kangan issued advisory to General Public of Kangan.
Officials said that In view of inclement weather conditions and continuous snowfall, all vehicles playing on Kangan to Gagangeer and Kangan to Wangth Narnanagh and Chatergul areas should use anti-skit chain kits for travel
He further advised people not to venture out in the avalanche prone areas of the sub Division.
SDM kangan also established Helpline numbers For any emergency contact on following Numbers:-
Tehsildar kgn- 9419484494
AEE PDD- 9622525179
AEE R&B- 9906536000
BMO kangan- 9622929279