Snow Storm Buries 10 Army men, Still Missing

KL NEWS NETWORK

SRINAGAR

More than 10 Army troopers have been reported missing Wednesday after an avalanche hit the Siachen Glacier in Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir.

“Ten army men, including a junior commissioned officer (JCO), are missing after an avalanche hit their patrol at 19,000 feet above the sea level in southern side of the Siachin Glacier early Wednesday,” Colonel S D Goswami, spokesperson of army’s Udhampur headquartered northern command, was quoted by a news gathering agency.

He said that massive rescue operation has been started by the army and Indian Air Force.

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