Gopeshwar, February 18
Two youths were found dead under snow under mysterious circumstances near Gairsain in Chamoli district, the police said today. The bodies of the two youths were recovered from under snow near the Bhararisain motorway yesterday, it said. One of the deceased has been identified as Prakash Chandra, a resident of Gairsain, while the other is yet to be identified. The bodies have been sent for a post-mortem, the police said.

Investigations so far have revealed the youths worked in a bakery near Gairsain and they often frequented the area to sell their products, the police said.
The youths were last seen in the area on Saturday last when despite heavy snowfall and rain, they had come to sell their products, it said. Efforts were on to find out whether they died due to cold and snowfall or there was some foul play. 

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