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In Pics | J-K avalanche: Wreath laying ceremony of Major Amit Sagar who lost his life in Gurez sector

An Avalanche Hit An Army Camp In Gurez Sector Of Bandipora District Near The Line Of Control In Which Several Soldiers Were Trapped. Rescue Operations Were Launched And Seven Soldiers Including A Junior Commissioned Officer Were Saved.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Neha Singh | Updated on: 29 Jan 2017, 12:34:22 PM
In Pics |  Wreath laying ceremony of Major Amit Sagar who lost his life in avalanche at J-K's Gurez sector (Amage: ANI)

New Delhi:

An avalanche hit an army camp in Gurez sector of Bandipora district near the Line of Control in which several soldiers were trapped. Rescue operations were launched and seven soldiers including a Junior Commissioned Officer were saved.

An officer was killed an avalanche on Wednesday at Sonamarg in central Kashmir Ganderbal district while four members of a family died in another avalanche in Gurez sector. 

Image: ANI
Image: ANI

Wreath laying ceremony of Major Amit Sagar who lost his life in the avalanche that struck Amry camp in J&K's Gurez sector

Image: ANI
Image: ANI

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat attends wreath laying ceremony of Major Sagar who lost his life in avalanche that struck J&K's Gurez sector

Image: ANI
Image: ANI

At least ten soldiers were killed as two avalanches hit Gurez Sector of Kashmir, an army official said on Thursday.

Image: ANI
Image: ANI

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat said that he wants to assure families of jawans affected by an avalanche in J&K that we are with them.

Image: ANI
Image: ANI

Authorities have issued a high danger avalanche warning in hilly parts of snow-bound Kashmir valley in view of fresh snowfall which has been going on intermittently for past three days.

Image: ANI
Image: ANI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over the deaths of army jawans. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said he was "deeply saddened" at the death of the jawans.

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First Published : 29 Jan 2017, 11:53:00 AM

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