The our bodies of seven Indian Military personnel who went lacking after an avalanche struck close to the Line of Precise Management (LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh have been recovered, the military mentioned in an announcement on Tuesday.
On February 6, the military personnel from the 19 Jammu and Kashmir Rifles have been trapped after the avalanche hit the Kameng Sector. The personnel have been a part of a patrol crew.
The world, situated at an altitude of 14,500 toes had been witnessing inclement climate with heavy snowfall for the previous few days.
Search and rescue operations, together with airlifting specialised groups, had been launched instantly after the avalanche struck the Mummy Head space within the Tawang district the place the troopers have been patrolling in sub-zero circumstances.
Sadly, regardless of the most effective efforts of everybody concerned, all seven have been confirmed useless, the military mentioned within the assertion.
“The world, situated at an altitude of 14,500 toes, had been witnessing inclement climate with heavy snowfall since the previous couple of days. The our bodies of the troopers are at the moment being transferred from the avalanche web site to the closest military medical facility for additional formalities,” the military mentioned.
Arunachal Pradesh is usually divided into Kameng space on the west and remainder of Arunachal Pradesh.
The military’s Japanese Command handles the 1,346-km-long LAC together with Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh, bordering China.
This command has three corps — 33 Corps (Sikkim), 4 Corps (Kameng sector) and three Corps (Remainder of Arunachal Pradesh) to deal with the LAC.
(With inputs from companies)