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4 soldiers, 2 porters killed after avalanche hits patrol in Siachen glacier

Nov 19, 2019 11:54 IST
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4 soldiers and 2 porters were killed after an avalanche hit a patrol team in the Siachen glacier. The 6 succumbed to extreme hypothermia after being struck by an avalanche. The deceased were part of an eight-member patrol team which was operating in the Northern Sector of Siachen glacier at an altitude of 19,000 ft. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also expressed his condolences over the tragedy.

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