Bandipore (Jammu & Kashmir) [India], Dec 12 (ANI): Three army jawans went missing at Mani Post Bagtoor Gurez sector of Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district due to snow avalanche.Also Read - Separatist Leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani Dies: Curfew-like Restrictions Imposed in Kashmir, Mobile Internet Suspension Likely

They went missing after the night temperature at most places in Kashmir division, including Ladakh, dropped last night. Also Read - Farah Khan Tests Positive For Coronavirus Despite Being Double Vaccinated, Says 'I Didn't Put My Kaala Teeka'

Pir Panjal range in Rajouri and Srinagar continued to receive season’s first snowfall, while the Mughal road and the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway has been closed for traffic due to snowfall in the region. Also Read - Plan a Trip to These 5 Offbeat Budget-Friendly Retreats in India to Break That Covid Monotony

Meanwhile, Solang valley in Manali of Himachal Pradesh also received fresh snowfall.

The Met Department had earlier said that a western disturbance would affect the state from December 11. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.