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J-K: Bodies of 3 soldiers missing after heavy snowfall in Kashmir’s Gurez, Naugam found

The search for two missing soldiers is still going on.

india Updated: Dec 19, 2017 10:57 IST
Two soldiers are still missing after heavy snowfall in Gurez and Naugam.
Two soldiers are still missing after heavy snowfall in Gurez and Naugam.(AP File Photo)

Search and rescue teams recovered bodies of three of the five soldiers who went missing along the Line of Control in the Gurez and Naugam sectors following heavy snowfall in Kashmir last week, defence sources said.

The bodies of two soldiers were recovered in the Gurez sector while the body of a jawan was recovered in Naugam sector on Monday,the sources said.

Two soldiers had slipped down a slope in Naugam sector of Kupwaradistrict while three others went missing from a forward post in Kanzalwan sub-sector of Gurez of Bandipora district after heavy snowfall on December 12.

The search for the two missing soldiers--one each in the Gurez and Naugam sectors--is still going on,the sources said.