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"All athletes are safe", J&K Sports Council after avalanche hits Gulmarg

All the fixtures are being run as per schedule
04:03 PM Feb 22, 2024 IST | GK Web Desk
 all athletes are safe   j k sports council after avalanche hits gulmarg
"All athletes are safe", J&K Sports Council after avalanche hits Gulmarg--Photo GK
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Srinagar, Feb 22: Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council on Thursday informed that no athlete taking part in Khelo India Winter Games at Gulmarg was affected by avalanche which occurred in higher reaches of the destination this afternoon.

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It said that all necessary precautions have been taken for the safety and wellbeing of athletes.

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"The avalanche that hit Khilanmarg area of Gulmarg earlier this afternoon has not impacted athletes taking part in ski and snowboard events of Khelo India Winter Games 2024 at Kangdoori Phase 1. All necessary precautions have been taken for safety," J&K Sports Council in a post of X said.

Earlier Secretary J&K Sports Council Nuzhat Gull stated that all Khelo India athletes are safe after the avalanche hits Khilanmarg area of Gulmag.

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"All Khelo India athletes are safe after the avalanche hits khilanmarg area of Gulmarg j&k. All the fixtures are being run as per schedule," she posted it on X.

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