An avalanche engulfed houses and cut off roads in eastern Afghanistan on Monday, killing at least 45 people, the latest victims in the country's worst winter in 30 years.

At least 11 houses and two school buildings have been damaged in an avalanche that hit the Tulail area of Gurez in Bandipore district of north Kashmir.

After the eruption of militancy in the state, residents of the Kashmir valley have often feared for their lives due to militant attacks or use of force by security forces during street protests.

Avalanches in Kashmir have caused "extensive" damage to the fencing along the LoC in the Valley, posing a fresh challenge to the anti-infiltration grid, the Army said today.

Nine civilians trapped in avalanche-hit Sonamarg area of Kashmir for three days were today rescued by local authorities assisted by Army even as hopes of finding alive three armymen missing in the

Twelve Army jawans were killed while seven others are feared dead as avalanches struck two Army camps in Ganderbal and Bandipora districts of Kashmir Valley.

An avalanche that has blocked the flow of water from a glacier in Hung area of Central district of Ganderbal in Occupied Kashmir is threatening the lives of thousands of people living near it in Ga

Four people skiing and snowboarding in out-of-bounds areas were killed in avalanches in two separate areas of Washington on Sunday.

Snowstorm damages houses in Bandipore.

Air services hit, restored n Avalanche alert issued.