J-K: 4 soldiers martyred after avalanche hits Army camp in Tangdhar and Gurez

Four soldiers lost their lives in avalanches which hit an Army camp in the Tangdhar sector and Gurez Sector.

In two separate incidents, an avalanche hit a post in Tangdhar Sector and an Army patrol was hit by a blizzard in Gurez Sector on Tuesday.

The rescue teams managed to locate and retrieve all personnel  from both incidents. Despite best efforts by the rescue and medical teams, three Army personnel in Tangdhar Sector and one Army personnel in Gurez Sector succumbed.