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J-K: Bodies of 3 soldiers missing after snowfall recovered

Search And Rescue Teams On Monday Recovered The Bodies Of Three Of The Five Soldiers Who Went Missing Along The Line Of Control In The Gurez And Naugam Sectors Of Kashmir, Following Heavy Snowfall In The Valley Last Week,defence Sources Said.

PTI | Updated on: 18 Dec 2017, 11:39:06 PM
J-K: Bodies of 3 soldiers missing after snowfall recovered (representational image)


Search and rescue teams on Monday recovered the bodies of three of the five soldiers who went missing along the Line of Control in the Gurez and Naugam sectors of Kashmir, following heavy snowfall in the valley last week,defence sources said. 

Bodies of two soldiers were recovered in the Gurez sector while the body of a jawan was recovered in Naugam sector by the search and rescue teams,the sources said. 

Two soldiers had slipped down a slope in Naugam sector of Kupwaradistrict while three others went missing from a forward post in Kanzalwan sub-sector of Gurez of Bandipora district after heavy snowfall on December 12. 

The search for the two missing soldiers -- one each in the Gurez and Naugam sectors -- is still going on,the sources said.

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First Published : 18 Dec 2017, 11:33:26 PM