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4 soldiers killed by snow avalanche near LoC in north Kashmir

In one of the incident, a foot patrol of the Army was hit by an avalanche in Dawar area of Gurez sector of Bandipora district, trapping two soldiers. While one of them was rescued alive, the body of the other soldier was recovered during search operations, the officials said.

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New Delhi Updated on: December 04, 2019 12:12 IST
4 soldiers killed by snow avalanche near LoC in north Kashmir
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4 soldiers killed by snow avalanche near LoC in north Kashmir

Four soldiers were killed in two separate incidents of snow avalanches near the Line of Control in north Kashmir, officials said on Wednesday. An Army post in Tangdhar area of Kupwara district was hit by an avalanche on Tuesday afternoon, trapping at least four soldiers. The officials said bodies of three soldiers were recovered on Wednesday, while one soldier was rescued alive.

In another incident, a foot patrol of the Army was hit by an avalanche in Dawar area of Gurez sector of Bandipora district, trapping two soldiers.

While one of them was rescued alive, the body of the other soldier was recovered during search operations, the officials said.

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