Srinagar: Two soldiers were martyred after they were buried under a snow avalanche at Siachan, the world’s highest battlefield in Union Territory (UT) of Ladakh, Army spokesman said.
Northern Commander Lt Gen Y K Joshi and all ranks saluted the supreme sacrifice Sepoy of Amardeep Singh and Sepoy Parabjeet Singh and offered deepest condolences to their families.
According to delayed reports reaching here, three soldiers and a porter were buried under a huge snow avalanche at Sub Sector Haneef Siachen Glacier on April 25. However, a rescue operation was immediately launched and a soldier and porter were saved.
Sepoy Amardeep and Sepoy Parabjeet lost their lives, the reports said, adding that the bodies have been retrieved from under the snow.