Residential houses, shops damaged as landslide hit Kulgam

Srinagar: Two residential houses and some shops were damaged when a landslide hit Jammu and Kashmir Kulgam district on Thursday, officials said.

The landslide occurred at Shalmachi Yarikhah in Noorabad, causing damage to two residential houses and three shops, Tehsildar D H Pora Rafi Ahmad Lone told UNI.

He said the landslides also closed the Nandimarg-D H Pora road and measures are underway to clear the debris to make it traffic worthy.

The affected families have been shifted to safer places and provided with necessary relief, he added.

He said the district administration Kulgam is monitoring the situation.

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