Two family members die as cloudburst strikes J&K

Srinagar: At least two boys of a family died and two others went missing when a cloudburst struck Pahalgam area of south Kashmir's Anantnag district today, police said.

Rashtriya Rifles and State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) team members searching for missing pilgrims after a cloudburst at Adoo, in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. Pic/ PTI

"Two boys have been killed, while two others are missing after a cloudburst struck Arru village of Pahalgam," a police official said. The boys had gone for an outing when the incident happened, he added.

The identity of the deceased or the missing has not yet been ascertained, the official said, adding the search for the missing persons is on. Further details of the incident are awaited, he said.

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