JK: Three army Jawans die as a result of an avalanche in the Machil sector of Kupwara


Three servicemen were reportedly killed after being caught by an avalanche in the Machil sector of Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officials here said.

Three soldiers from 56 RR were caught in an avalanche in the Machil sector in Kupwara district near the Line of Control (LoC), they said. The bravehearts were identified as Souvik Hajra, Mukesh Kumar and Gaikwad Manoj Laxman Rao.

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The bodies were transferred to 168 Military Hospital Durgmulla. Their bodies were recovered after a search, they said, adding that further details of the incident are awaited.

(This story will be updated as more information comes to light)