Two Indian Army soldiers Nb Sub Tsewang Gialshan and Rfn Padma Norgais were martyred after being hit by avalanche in Siachen on Saturday. The army’s patrolling party was hit by the Avalanche at the height of 18,000 feet in the South Siachen Glacier.
The Avalanche Rescue Team (ART) immediately took action and managed to rescue all members of the patrolling party. Meanwhile, the troops were taken to a safe place through army helicopters. But despite all the efforts of the medical team, two army soldiers were martyred.
Indian Army:Army patrol operating at approx 18,000 ft in Southern Siachen Glacier was hit by avalanche,during early hours today.Avalanche Rescue Team rushed&managed to locate&pull out the patrol team. Helicopters helped to evacuate victims. 2 Army personnel succumbed in avalanche— ANI (@ANI) November 30, 2019
Lat week 0n November 18, The post of Indian Army was hit by Avalanche in Siachen. Four soldiers were martyred in this incident, while two local civilians died.