Thursday, October 13, 2005

India - Jammu and Kashnir - Damage Reports

Via Times Foundation - Indiatimes


Jammu and Kashmir, India:

# Official reports confirm death of 944 persons (Baramulla, Uri, Poonch, Udhampur and Kupwara, DOA, Srinagar districts), including 72 army personnel and death of 1each in Gurdaspur and Batala districts, Punjab.

# 4386 people including 16 Army forced personnel have sustained injuries in Srinagar and Jammu divisions. 7 buildings were damaged in Amristar, Hoshiarpur, Moga, and Gurdaspur in Punjab state.

# Damage Assessment state 32,335 masonry buildings (houses, buildings) have collapsed in Srinagar division (31,809) and in Jammu division (5206).

# Incidence of fire reported in parts of Baramulla district. Damages to Moti Mahal Fort in Poonch district and Reasi Fort in Reasi district, Uri dam in Uri and 1 civil hospital in Tangdhar.

# Communication network, infrastructure facilities, essential services have been disrupted. Traffic movement has been disrupted on National Highway 1A between Srinagar -Tangdhar, and Srinagar- Uri were blocked due to landslides,
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