Avalanche kills 4 armymen in Kashmir

  • AP, Srinagar
  • Updated: Apr 04, 2015 21:09 IST

An official says four soldiers were killed in Kashmir after their vehicle was buried in an avalanche in the Himalayan region.

District official Swagat Biswas says army troops have recovered the bodies of three soldiers killed in the avalanche that struck Chang La village in Leh district late Friday.

He said rescue workers were digging through snow drifts Saturday to find the body of a fourth soldier, also feared killed in the avalanche.

No other details were immediately available. Leh is about 435 kilometers (270 miles) east of Srinagar.

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