Jammu and Kashmir avalanches: 5 soldiers buried under snow; Indian Army post hit in Batalik sector

Devyani Sultania
Jammu and Kashmir avalanches: 5 soldiers buried under snow; Indian Army post hit in Batalik sector

An Indian Army post in the Batalik sector of Jammu and Kashmir was hit after snowfall triggered multiple avalanches in the area.

At least five soldiers got buried in the snow, out of which two have been rescued. An operation is currently underway to rescue the remaining three personnel.

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Batalik is a part of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir and is one of the main regions where the Kargil War was fought in 1999.

No casualties have been reported so far.

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