10 SOLDIERS FEARED DEAD IN SIACHEN
SRINAGAR: Rescue teams and helicopters were searching on Wednesday for 10 soldiers who went missing after an avalanche struck the Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir, the world’s highest and coldest militarised zone. Army spokesperson NN Joshi said several personnel from the Madras Regiment were buried under the snow deluge triggered on the northern side of the glacier early in the morning. “The post was manned by one junior commissioned officer and nine soldiers,” said Col SD Goswami.
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