One of the ten soldiers found alive at Siachen glacier

| Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 10:54
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Siachen glacier
Jammu: Ten army soldiers had been buried alive at the avalanche in Siachen glacier. It is reported that one of the ten army soldiers who had been buried alive in Siachen glacier area of Ladakh region has been rescued alive, the rest are confirmed dead.
"The ongoing rescue operation at Siachen, Lance Naik Hanamanthappa was found alive, all the other soldiers are regrettably no more with us," GOC northern command Lt General D.S.Hooda said in an official statement on Tuesday.
The medical condition of Hanamanthappa was said to be critical, but attempts were being made to evacuate him to the hospital.
"We hope the miracle continues. Pray with us," Hooda added.
Ten soldiers were buried under tons of avalanche debris in Siachin glacier on February 3 after an avalanche hit their post.
Massive rescue operations had been going on by the army and the Air Force since then to trace the missing soldiers.
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