J&K: At least 10 Army soldiers missing at Siachen avalanche


Jammu :-Around 10 Army soldiers including a Junior Commissioned Officer on Wednesday were trapped under a heavy snow after an avalanche hit a military post at Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir.

The sliding snow hit a high altitude post situated at 19000 feet in Northern Glacier sector at Ladakh region in under dose hours of this morning, Defence PRO at Udhampur-based Northern Command Col S D Goswami said.

According to the PRO, One Junior Commissioned Officer and 9 other ranks of Indian Army came under the heavy snow.
Army including IAF has launched rescue operation.