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Body of second soldier found who was missing in Ladakh avalanche

A Day After Two Solders Struck By An Avalanche, One Of Them Sunil Rai Was Recovered Buried Under Snow On Saturday, In The Turtuk Sector Of Ladakh.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pankaj Samantray | Updated on: 26 Mar 2016, 07:25:08 PM

New Delhi :

A day after two solders struck by an avalanche, one of them Sunil Rai was recovered buried under snow on Saturday, in the Turtuk Sector of Ladakh.

Meanwhile, another solider Lance Havildar Bhawan Tamang succumb to his injuries on Friday after being rescued.

Rai was a native of Darjeeling in West Bengal and had joined the army in December 2013. He is survived by his parents and two younger brothers. Tamang is survived by his wife, a six-year-old daughter and parents.

Unfriendly climate at the high altitudes along the Line of Control has claimed many from the Indian and Pakistani armies.

Last week, a soldier was killed after an avalanche struck an army outpost in the Kargil sector last week. In February, 10 soldiers died after being buried in an avalanche in the Siachen. 

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First Published : 26 Mar 2016, 07:17:00 PM