The district administration has decided to airlift bodies of five members of a family found dead in a recanted accommodation to their native village in Tangdhar Kupwara, closed after heavy snowfall since overnight.
“Arranging their airlifting. Coffins being arranged and the bodies are being sent across Sadna Top,” Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam told GNS.
Two minors were among five members of the family found dead inside their rented accommodation at Mansoor colony Bemina here.
The deceased include Khurshid Ahmad sheikh (45) son of Abdul Rashid, Reshma Jan wife of Abdul Rashid, Gulshan Jaan wife of Khurshid Ahmad, Faizan Ahmad Sheikh (8), Furqan Ahmad Sheikh (5), all residents of Batpora Tanghdar Kupwara.