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Portion of glacier breaks, 1 killed

chandigarh Updated: Sep 12, 2012 12:17 IST
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Thajiwas glacier

A medical student from Jammu was killed and four others,including two tourists from Kolkata and one from Uttar Pradesh, were injured after a portion of glacier in Ganderbal district suddenly broke down, police said on Wednesday.


They said a group of tourists were on picnic, walking on Thajiwas glacier when it suddenly broke down.Zubair Ahmad Choudhary, a medical student and resident of Poonch, died on the spot.

Four others, including two tourists from Kolkata and one from UP, were injured. The injured were rushed to a hospital from where they were discharged after providing first aid.