PM condoles death of soldiers in Gurez sector avalanches

PM condoles death of soldiers in Gurez sector avalanches

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condoled the death of 10 soldiers in two avalanches in Gurez Sector of Kashmir.

In a tweet, the Prime Minister said he was "deeply saddened" at the death of the jawans.
"Deeply saddened at the death of our Veer jawans in avalanche in Kashmir. Have directed the authorities for speedy search and rescue ops," the Prime Minister wrote on twitter.

Ten soldiers were killed after two avalanches hit Gurez Sector of Kashmir last evening.
An army official said three soldiers were killed after an avalanche hit an army camp in Gurez sector of Bandipora district near the Line of Control last evening.

Another avalanche hit an army patrol which was on its way to a post in Gurez sector last evening. Seven bodies were recovered from the spot of the incident today.

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