Apr 07

Siachen avalanche traps over 125 Pakistani soldiers in Skardu

An avalanche has buried 130 soldiers in Siachen sector in Skardu, sources said.

The incident happened early Saturday on the Siachen Glacier, the world’s highest battleground where thousands of Pakistani and Indian troops are based. The avalanche fall over a camp of Pakistani military and buried 130 soldiers.

Siachen is on the northern tip of the divided Kashmir region claimed by both India and Pakistan.
The fate of the soldiers was unclear as the rescuers were engaged in rescue operation in the area.