Avalanche buries 130 Pakistani soldiers near Siachen
Islamabad: Over 130 Pakistani soldiers are scary laid to buried in an avalanche that took place in the Siachen Glacier in the Himalayas where a large number of Pakistani and Indian soldiers are centered, a press report said.
According to regional press reports, the incident took place at around 6 a.m. Saturday when an avalanche hit an military camp get away in Siachen Glacier, the second largest glacier in the non polar areas.
The Siachen Glacier is in the eastern Karakoram range in the Himalaya mountains series, eastern of the Line of Control between India and Pakistan.
According to state run PTV, the buried include a battalion commander.
Pakistani military began rescue work after the avalanche reported. Army choppers have been sent to the site.
One day after the Conference an avalanche in Siachen glacier laid to buried over 130 Pakistani soldiers, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh provided relief support to Pakistan to extricate the soldiers from the snowfall.