Seven persons were missing after their vehicle got buried under an  avalanche in the Kupwara area of North Kashmir on Friday. However, a 6-year-old boy was rescued.

The district authorities confirmed that the vehicle was buried in the Sadhna Pass in Jammu and Kashmir. Seven passengers, including it’s driver, are untraceable.

Rescue teams of the Army are conducting search operations in the area.

The area has witnessed series of avalanche incidents in the past two months.