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Neelum Valley Avalanche: Death Toll Climbs to 79

MUZAFFARABAD: A 13-year-old survivor of an avalanche succumbed to her wounds in a hospital on Saturday, pushing the death toll in the Neelum Valley to 79, officials said.

According to details, Samina succumbed to her brain injuries in Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Naha­yan Hospital and her dead body transported to Neelum valley via army helicopter.

Earlie3r, a six-year-old survivor of an avalanche succumbed to her wounds in a hospital after 22 hours on Thursday. Safia was the only survivor as his eight family members including two brothers have died in the avalanche.