Jammu and Kashmir: Soldier dead, another injured in avalanche near LoC

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Jammu, Jan 3: An Indian soldier was killed and another injured in an avalanche in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.

According to the reports, the avalanche hit an Army post around 4 a.m. along the Line of Control (LoC).

Two soldiers were trapped under the calamity.

Following this, a rescue operation was launched and both were taken out of the debris.

One of the soldiers identified as Lance Naik Sapan Mehra has succumbed to his injuries while the other has been admitted to a hospital for treatment.


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