Snow Avalanche: Army Man Succumbs

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Snow avalanche in Siachen, a file KL Image.
Snow avalanche in Siachen, a file KL Image.

Lance Havildar Bhawan Tamang, who was earlier rescued from an avalanche in Turtuk Sector that hit an army patrol on Friday morning has succumbed to his injuries, army spokesperson said.

The army man was immediately retrieved and evacuated to the nearest medical facility could not be revived by the medical team.

Lance Havildar Bhawan Tamang was a resident of Lopshu village in Darjeeling tehsil of West Bengal state.

Meanwhile, massive efforts are currently on to rescue the other army man inspite of inclement weather in the area, the spokesperson added.

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