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Pakistan: Snow Avalanche: 2012/04/07 Country Information on DRR

Period 2012/04/07
Country or District Pakistan
Event Type Snow Avalanche
Outline An avalanche engulfed a Pakistani army battalion headquarters near the Indian border on 7 April 2012, burying 124 soldiers and 11 civilians.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters AlertNet 2012/04/07
The snow left by the avalanche was up to 80 feet (25 metres) deep over an area a kilometre wide.