Troops of Indian Army, Kupwara Terriers on sunday cleared a snow-covered road in Warsun Kralpora a remote area in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district. The snow clearance drive was conducted by Warsun Company of 160 Inf BN TA under the supervision of Lieutenant Colonel DVS Pathania. A link road connecting a remote part of Kashmiri Warsun with Gujjar Warsun was cleared by the troops of Warsun Coy with the help of locals.
Company Commander, Kupwara Terriers Warsun Company took the initiative after it was informed that the road connectivity between Gujjar Warsun and Kashmiri Warsun had been blocked for the past five days due to heavy snowfall leaving Gujjar Warsun village cut-off from the other parts of the distt due to which the villagers were devoid of basic facilities, including regular supplies as well as primary health care.
“Army took the noble initiative to carry out the snow clearance by applying concerted efforts and help from the locals of the area. The drive involved clearing of snow on the road and removal of debris which was efficiently carried out.
This proactive approach and extended outreach ensured opening of the road thereby facilitating movement of locals who were cut off for the past five days.
The locals conveyed their gratitude to the men in uniform for the the kind of assistance they provided.