Srinagar, Feb 2 (PTI) Bodies of three persons, who were were buried under an avalanche in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district a day ago, were recovered by a search and rescue team on Saturday, officials said.

Four people were aboard a snow removal machine on the Pahalgam-Aru road on Friday when they were trapped under the avalanche, an official had said.

“We’ve recovered the bodies of three persons who were buried under an avalanche…,” a police official said.

One person was rescued alive on Friday and had been admitted to a hospital, the official said.

Fresh snowfall has resulted in avalanches in hilly areas of Kashmir, prompting authorities to issue an advisory for people to avoid avalanche-prone areas. PTI

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