Pakistan Army offers help for Indian soldiers buried under Siachen avalanche

RAWALPINDI:Pakistan Army director general military operations (DGMO) called his Indian counterpart on Thursday and offered assistance for the rescue and recovery of Indian Army personnel who went missing after an avalanche hit the Siachen glacier area.

Ten Indian soldiers were feared buried in an avalanche that hit Siachen glacier in the India-held portion of Kashmir on Wednesday. The soldiers were hit while on duty at a post at an altitude of 19,000 feet.An Indian army statement had earlier stated the post was being manned by a junior officer and nine soldiers when the avalanche struck.


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