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Cable car snaps in Gulmarg, 5 die, 4 from one Delhi family

Cable car snaps in Gulmarg, 5 die, 4 from one Delhi family

Srinagar: Five tourists, four of them from a Delhi family, were killed when a cable car snapped after a tree fell on it at the famous ski-resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said.

The tree fell on the ropeway of Gulmarg Gondola and snapped it leading to the cable car falling down, a police official said.

He said the tree was uprooted due to strong winds.

Out of the five, four belonged to one family from Delhi’s Shalimar Bagh, the official said.

They have been identified as Jayant Andraskar, his wife Manshea Andraskar and their two daughters – Anagha and Janhvi, he said.

A local, Mukhtar Ahmad, a resident of Chonti Patri Babareshi was also killed, the official said.

PTI