Search operation underway for the missing soldier

mountainsA search operation is underway for one of the two soldiers who were struck by an avalanche in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kargil sector on Saturday. One of them has been rescued and is reportedly in a stable condition.”A natural avalanche triggered by a mild earthquake hit an Army post located at an altitude of 17,500 feet in Kargil Sector of Jammu and Kashmir on March 17, 2016. Immediate rescue operations were launched in which one soldier could be rescued while the second soldier is still missing,” a statement from the Army read.”The rescued soldier is medically stable and is recovering. Search operations to rescue the missing soldier are currently on in spite of the adverse weather conditions” it said

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