ITANAGAR- The bodies of seven Indian Army personnel, who were struck by an avalanche in the high altitude area of Kameng sector in Arunachal Pradesh, have been recovered, official said on Tuesday.
They said the Army personnel were part of a patrolling team and were hit by the avalanche on Sunday. “The area has been witnessing inclement weather with heavy snowfall since the last few days,” official said.
News agency ANI tweeted ” Seven Army personnel who were struck by avalanche in high altitude area of Kameng Sector in Arunachal Pradesh on 6 Feb have been confirmed dead, their bodies retrieved from the avalanche site: Indian Army”.
Seven Indian Army Personnel, had been stuck by an avalanche in the High Altitude area of Kameng Sector in Arunachal Pradesh on 6 Feb. This patrol party of seven soldiers was patrolling the inaccessible hills of Arunachal. Due to sudden bad weather and snow storm, this team got stuck on 6th February. All the jawans are being told of 19 JAK Battalion.