Soldier missing in Siachen glacier avalanche in Ladakh

A soldier went missing on Friday after an avalanche hit an army patrol party on the Siachen glacier in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.

IANS| Last Updated: Mar 25, 2016, 15:02 PM IST

Jammu: A soldier went missing on Friday after an avalanche hit an army patrol party on the Siachen glacier in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.

"Two soldiers were swept away by the avalanche. One soldier has been rescued from the avalanche so far. His condition is serious and being treated," Colonel SD Goswami, spokesman of the Army's Udhampur-headquartered Northern Command, told IANS here. 

"Efforts are on to locate the missing soldier," the officer added.