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Kupwara: All 5 army personnel trapped after snow track caved in successfully rescued

All The Army Personnel Who Were Trapped In The Snow After Snow Tracks They Were On Caved In Machhil Sector In Jammu And Kashmir Have Been Successfully Rescued.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Hina Khan | Updated on: 28 Jan 2017, 08:49:28 PM
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New Delhi:

All the army personnel who were trapped in the snow after snow tracks they were on caved in Machhil sector in Jammu and Kashmir have been successfully rescued.

The rescued army personnel are undergoing treatment. According to sources, the five soldiers belong to 56 Rashtriya Rifles and were on routine counter insurgency duties when the mishap occurred.

This comes just days after  two avalanches hit a military post and a patrol along the Line of Control, killing 15.

A medium danger avalanche warning was issued on Saturday for some avalanche-prone slopes in Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.

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First Published : 28 Jan 2017, 06:12:00 PM

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