Himachal avalanche victims bodies found

Shimla : Almost two weeks after five people were buried alive by an avalanche in Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba district there bodies have been recovered , police said Tuesday .

They were all migratory gujjar tribesmen, four of them belonged to Chamba district while one was from neighbouring Jammu & Kashmir , reports said .

They were buried under deep snow on January 19 . The state government has already announced immediate relief to their families .

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