Cloudburst above Honjar village in Kishtwar district in Jammu


Posted on 28 July 2021


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After a cloudburst above Honjar village in Kishtwar district in Jammu region early Wednesday, at least seven bodies were discovered and many more were reported missing. According to authorities, 17 people have been rescued so far while the search continues.  The initial number of missing people was reported at 28 by a police officer in the control room. Kishtwar is around 200 kilometres from Jammu, and Dacchan is a rural and hilly location in the Kishtwar district. Bridges on one side of the affected region have been washed away, and the river is in flood stage, according to the SSP, who added that the village is around 50 kilometres from the district headquarters in Kishtwar.


Key Points


  • After a cloud burst above Honjar village in Kishtwar district in Jammu region early Wednesday, at least seven bodies were discovered and many more were reported missing.

  • According to authorities, 17 people have been rescued so far while the search continues. 




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