Kupwara: The District Administration Kupwara in collaboration with Civil Administration Karnah, JK Police Karnah, and Indian Army successfully took two dead bodies to Tangdar during intervening night of 22 January enabling their families to perform their last rites.
These 2 dead bodies were stuck at Kupwara due to closure of Sadhna pass due to avalanche warning. It was the first time a rescue operation was done at night while snowing and crossing Sadhna pass in -15 degree temperature.
Not only two families of the deceased but the whole of Karnah valley especially PRIs, Sarpanch Abdul Hamid Khan, President Beopar Mandal Karnah Haji Tasleem expressed their gratitude to DC Kupwara, GOC, SDM Karnah, Tehsildar Karnah, SHO Karnah, Brigadier 104 Brigade, and OC Beacon for such incredible and tremendous work. Beopar Mandal Karnah expressed it’s gratitude and salutes to the Administration and all those officers who had participated in the operation.
Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Dr.Doifode Sagar Dattatray complimented the efforts of all stakeholders who provided their support to make the operation successful. He also paid his regards to GOC Tangdhar, Brigadier 104 Brigade and OC BEACON.