10 SOL­DIERS FEARED DEAD IN SI­ACHEN

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - HT NAVI MUMBAI - Ashiq Hus­sain ■ let­ters@hin­dus­tan­times.com

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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