Published: May 14, 2020 7:26:01 pm
A patrolling-cum-snow clearance party consisting of 17-18 soldiers of the Indian Army in North Sikkim was hit by an avalanche Thursday and a soldier has been declared missing.
“All soldiers have been evacuated safely but for one soldier who is still missing. All rescued soldiers are safe; one of them is seriously injured and undergoing medical treatment,” the Army said in a statement.
The Army statement further informed that intense search and rescue operation to locate the missing soldier is underway and that the recovered soldiers are safe and sound.
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