In Doda, seven members of a family are feared dead in a house collapse about five kilometres from Dessa area.

"The house of Jodh Ram, a resident of Diwalkund in Dessa belt of the district, collapsed on Friday because of heavy rains in the area," Senior Superintendent of Police (Doda) Javed Naseeb Manhas informed.

While in Uri area of Baramulla district, two persons were killed when a landslide struck them on Friday.

Abdul Jabbar War and Mohammad Dilawar Mir had gone to the forest area in Limber area of Uri tehsil to collect mushrooms when they came under a landslide, a police official said.

He added while War died on the spot, Mir was rescued by locals in a critically injured condition but succumbed to injuries on way to hospital.

Sixteen members of two families were buried alive when a residential house caved into the earth in Chadoora area of central Kashmir Budgam district on Sunday night.

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