2 Army jawans martyred after avalanche hits southern Siachen Glacier

At least two army personnel lost their lives after an avalanche hit southern Siachen Glacier on Saturday.

“Army patrol operating at approx 18,000 ft in Southern Siachen Glacier was hit by avalanche, during early hours today. Avalanche Rescue Team rushed and managed to locate and pull out the patrol team. Helicopters helped to evacuate victims. 2 Army personnel succumbed in avalanche,” the Indian Armysaid.