J&K: Avalanche kills three Army personnel

Last Updated: Monday, November 7, 2011 - 12:36

Srinagar: Three Army personnel were killed
when they were hit by an avalanche outside their post near the
Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir, officials said today.

The three soldiers, including a junior commissioned
officer, were killed at Roshni Post, around 120 kms here, near
the LoC in north Kashmir`s Baramulla district last night when
they were clearing snow outside their post, a police officer
said.

The bodies of the three victims have been retrieved, he
said.

The upper
reaches of Gulmarg, where the post is located,
had witnessed heavy snowfall last week.

PTI



First Published: Monday, November 7, 2011 - 12:36

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