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Snowfall damages crops in North Kashmir


Aadil Dar

Srinagar, Mar 28 ((KNS): The fresh snowfall on Saturday has casued damage to almonds ,apricots and other vegetables in north Kashmir parts Including Gulmarg Tangmarg and other parts on Saturday.

According to KNS Correspondent In hilly areas of north Kashmir receives about one 5 inchs of fresh snow and plains of northern Kashmir have received one to two inches snow. Baramulla, Bandipora and Kapawara districts of Kashmir, have recorded two inches of snow.

Meanwhile, gardeners and farmers said snowfall has caused a damage to almonds, apricots, and many vegetables who recently seed plough in our lands like seed oils, etc they added that in few days before we sprays medicine in apple orchards but unfortunately due to snowfall have damaged them.

Farmers appealed to Governor administration for immediate attention towards them and intervention to provide a compensate to these farmers.(KNS)