Amid the inclement weather, the district administration Kulgam have carried out a rescue operation and rescued a nomadic family along with their livestock who were stuck in river Veshow Chamgund area of Kulgam district.
An official told that we have received information that some nomads along with their livestock were stuck in Chamgund area of Kulgam due to abrupt increase in water level following continuous rainfall.
Acting swiftly, with the assistance of Police, SDRF, PRIs and Revenue team launched a rescue operation in the said area. During the rescue operation, 19 nomads including women and children alongwith more than 100 sheep were evacuated from river Veshow near Chamgund bridge alongside their essential commodities were shifted to the safer place.
Kulgam police rescued three nomadic families consisting of 19 members along with their livestock including more than 100 sheeps to the safer place who were stuck inbetween the river Veshaw due to abrupt increase in water level follow continuous rainfall.@KashmirPolice@DigSkr pic.twitter.com/UundbX7Ba9
— District Police Kulgam: official (@policekulgam) April 19, 2023
Meanwhile, when contacted to Tehsildar Pahloo, Showkat Hussain Rather, told that all the nomads are safe and have been shifted to a safe place and they were also given ration and bedding .
Locals have lauded the efforts and swift action of district administration Kulgam and Police.