A troop of Madras Battalion, that were guarding our country were trapped under the Siachen Avalanche. Army has finally declared that all of the trapped soldiers dead.

All ten soldiers who were hit by a massive avalanche at Siachen on Wednesday have been declared dead by the Army. “It is a tragic event and we salute the soldiers who braved all challenges to guard our frontiers and made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty,’’ said General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Lt General D S Hooda.

The Ministry of Defence had earlier in the day said the chances of finding any survivors were very remote. “With deepest regret we have to state that chances of finding any survivors are very remote,” said the Defence Spokesperson.

PM Narendra Modi tweeted:
Demise of soldiers in Siachen is very tragic. I salute the brave soldiers who gave their lives to the nation. Condolences to their families.
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