Jawan Dies As Avalanche Hits Army Post In Jammu And Kashmir

The avalanche hit the post of Rashtriya Rifles in Sawjian sector in the morning. It buried two soldiers, following which a rescue operation was launched immediately, the police said.

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Jawan Dies As Avalanche Hits Army Post In Jammu And Kashmir

The avalanche hit the post of Rashtriya Rifles in Sawjian sector in the morning. (File)


Jammu: 

A soldier died and another was injured when an avalanche hit an Army post along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Thursday, the police said.

The avalanche hit the post of Rashtriya Rifles in Sawjian sector in the morning. It buried two soldiers, following which a rescue operation was launched immediately, the police said.

One jawan died on the spot and another was shifted to hospital, the police added. 



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