May 27

Body of one soldier (Muhammad Hussain) recovered from Gayari

SKARDU: Body of one soldier, trapped in Gayari sector of the Siachen glacier some 50 days back, has been recovered.

According to sources, rescue operation is continuing to reach out to the 124 trapped soldiers and 11 civilians hit by an avalanche on April 07.

The body of the solider has been shifted to Gomal Army hospital.

The soldier has been identified as Shaheed Muhammad Hussain who hails from Skardu.

There are reports of recovering of another body but the military sources have not confirmed yet.

Clearance efforts are continuing round the clock since the avalanche hit the camp more than a month ago.