Kashmir avalanches and landslides leave 55 people dead

At least 48 dead as severe weather sweeps through Afghanistan, Pakistan

Severe weather in Afghanistan, Pakistan leaves 54 dead | The Sacramento Bee

The latest deaths raise the two countries' overall death toll from the severe weather to 126 since Sunday.

Heavy snowfall is normal for this time of year, said Zaheer Ahmed, director of the National Weather Forecasting Centre in the capital, Islamabad.

Rescue teams shifted 42 injured to various hospitals but they officials faced hurdles in reaching the affected people due to blocked roads.

The most affected area was the Neelum Valley of Kashmir, where the 21 bodies were recovered, said Ahmad Raza Qadri, minister of disaster management.

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Neelum Valley in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) is among several places in Pakistan that has been hit by massive avalanches and other snow-related incidents that has so far killed 114 people.

More than 100 people have died after avalanches and landslides hit Neelam Valley in the Himalayan region disputed by Pakistan and India and Balochistan province as the South Asian nation witnessed its worst winter in decades.

Also Thursday, India's External Affairs Ministry said India will invite Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to attend the 19th council of heads of government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization which will be hosted by India later this year.

Workers with heavy machinery clear a snow-covered road in Keran, a small town in Neelum Valley, Pakistan-administered Kashmir, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020.

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A enormous mass of snow rolled over a village in Surgan Bakwali area of Neelum, burying more than two dozen houses under tons of ice.

The officials said the death toll could rise further, with Afghanistan's Natural Disaster Management Authority still trying to compile a total figure. "Most of those who died were women and children", said Mohammad Younus, an official with the provincial disaster management authority.

He said that Rescue 1122, a state-owned rescue agency, Pakistani military and other non-governmental organizations carried out the rescue and relief operations during the day.

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Karakoram highway was closed due to landsliding in the Pattan area of Lower Kohistan, while Chitral district was cut-off from the rest of the province due to heavy snowfall, he said. Snowfall, flash floods and rains killed about 40 people, damaging tons of homes.

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At least 71 people have been killed and dozens more injured in northeast Pakistan after a series of avalanches destroyed and buried houses on Tuesday.

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