In a shocking incident in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan occupied Kashmir, A 12-year-old girl named Samina was found alive after being buried in a snow avalanche for 18 hours. Lying on the hospital’s bed she recalls calling for help as she was trapped in a room under the snow. Her leg was fractured and blood was flowing from her mouth. Samina says “I thought I would die there”.
The avalanche and heavy snowfall have been going on in the area for the last couple of days and the death toll has risen up to 100. Heavy snowfalls are expected in this region in the coming days.