Woman Missing After Avalanche In Uttarakhand

Relief and rescue operation is underway.


A woman pilgrim went missing on Sunday after an avalanche occurred near Atlakoti in Uttarakhand when a group of Sikh devotees was returning from Hemkund Sahib, officials said.

Four other pilgrims caught in the avalanche on their way back from the Sikh shrine have been rescued, Chamoli District Disaster Management officer NK Joshi said.

Relief and rescue operation is underway, he said. 

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