Siachen miracle: Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad's kin to meet him at Army Hospital

Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad has been placed on a ventilator to protect his airway and lungs in view of his comatose state.

New Delhi: As the nation prays for Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad, who is battling for life after he survived being snowed in 25 feet below the surface for six days in Siachen, the braveheart's family is expected to meet him at the Army Hospital here on Wednesday.

Koppad's family members arrived in the national capital yesterday and are staying at the Army Hospital.

"We can't even describe how happy we are. It is a miracle," Koppad's brother-in-law Subhash told ANI after landing in Delhi.

The family is set to meet Koppad who is admitted at the Army Hospital Research and Referral.

Koppad has been placed on a ventilator to protect his airway and lungs in view of his comatose state.

Meanwhile, Army Chief General Dalbir Singh is at the RR Hospital to visit Koppad.

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