Three soldiers killed after snow avalanche hits army post in Machhil
Three soldiers were killed and another injured after an avalanche hit an army post in Machil sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday.
Quoting a senior army officer, UPI news agency reported that an army post of 21 Rajput came under an avalanche today at around 4:30 pm at Sona Pandi Gali (SPG) in Machil along the line of control.
Four soldiers went missing after the avalanche, it said, quoting the officer.
“A search operation was started immediately and all the four soldiers trapped under snow were evacuated,” he said.
However, one died on the spot and two others succumbed while being shifted to 92 base hospital Badamibagh, Srinagar