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Hoon retired as the Western Command chief in 1987.(HT FILE PHOTO)

The man who helped secure Siachen for India dies

By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh/New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 03:41 AM IST
Hoon was the head of the Srinagar-based 15 Corps when the army launched Operation Meghdoot in April 1984, the first assault to take control of strategic heights on Siachen, a 76-km river of slow-moving ice.
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