Army jawan killed, another injured in avalanche

An Army jawan was on Saturday killed and another injured in a snow avalanche in Kargil district of Ladakh region, officials said.

Srinagar: An Army jawan was on Saturday killed and another injured in a snow avalanche in Kargil district of Ladakh region, officials said.
Sepoys Rajiv G and Satish Patil of Army`s 168 Field Regiment came under the snow avalanche in the wee hours this morning at Chinigund, they said.
While Rajiv was killed, Patil was rescued, they said.

The authorities last evening issued an avalance alert for many border areas of Kashmir division, including Kargil, following fresh snowfall in higher reaches.

PTI

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