Dushanbe, February 18, Asia-Plus – Snow avalanche caught three people on Saturday night in one of the village of Darvaz district . One man died, other two were rescued. According to Mahmadullo Khalimov, First Deputy of Tajik Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense, natural disaster took place on Saturday night of February 15 to February 16 at Tushun village of Sargidasht jamoat of Darvaz district. According to Province headquarter of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense, on past holidays was announced warning of risk of avalanche and the roads of Khorog-Dushanbe, Khorog-Ishkashim and Khorog-Murgab were closed for traffic.

At the present time roads of Khorog-Murgob and Khorog-Darvaz resumed for traffic, work on clearing of some part of road still continues.

The risk of avalanches is still high in Rasht group regions.