Soldier missing in Siachen glacier avalanche

Jammu, March 25 (IANS) A soldier went missing on Friday after an avalanche hit an army patrol party on the Siachen glacier in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.

“Two soldiers were swept away by the avalanche. One soldier has been rescued from the avalanche so far. His condition is serious and being treated,” Colonel S.D. Goswami, spokesman of the Army’s Udhampur-headquartered Northern Command, told IANS here.

“Efforts are on to locate the missing soldier,” the officer added.

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