MURREE (PAKISTAN) – Over 22 people have died due to a deadly snowstorm that hit Murree, Pakistan, Friday night.
The rescue mission is currently underway, where 23,000 vehicles have been rescued. Over 100,000 cars entered Murree to enjoy the snow. The majority of these vehicles were filled with women and children.
It was heartbreaking news when I saw a whole family found dead in Car in Muree including a little Baby💔— Irfan Haider (@HaiderQAU) January 8, 2022
Kindly avoided travelling towards Muree until the people are rescued, stay safe🤲 Pray for the innocent souls 🤲#muree #Muree#yaAllah #nathiagali pic.twitter.com/b4zxgYsGrL
The army has been called to take over the situation and help the stranded. Helicopters are being used to rescue the stranded people in the area.
The rescue mission is still underway. The death toll is expected to rise.
Tourists have been banned and roads that lead towards Murree have been blocked.
This is a live story, will be updated accordingly.