10 Armymen Trapped In Avalanche in Siachen Feared Dead

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On 3rd February 2016, 10 Army personnel were trapped under a mass of snow after a massive avalanche struck their high-altitude military post in Siachen Glacier. They are now feared dead.

"It is a tragic event and we salute the soldiers who braved all challenges to guard our frontiers and made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty," said Lt Gen DS Hooda, Army Commander, Northern Command.