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Himachal avalanche: Rescue operation for 5 missing troopers resumes

Shimla | A day after snowfall halted the search operation for five troopers, who went missing last week after an avalanche hit Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, the operation began again on Monday, officials said. “The rescue operation started at 7 a.m. More engineering efforts like chain saws and drill machines have been deployed to […]

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Himachal avalanche: Massive operation on to locate five missing soldiers

Shimla :  With the weather clearing up on Saturday following days of snowfall, a massive search operation was conducted for five soldiers reported missing in the snow-bound Himalayan terrain of Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district where an avalanche hit them earlier this week, officials said. “The search teams are trying hard to dig up the snow […]

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Himachal avalanche: No trace of 5 missing soldiers

Shimla :  Rescuers on Friday failed to carry out search operation owing to inclement weather near the Tibet border in Himachal Pradesh, where a snow avalanche killed a soldier while five others went missing earlier this week. As the searches entered the third day, the authorities suspected that the possibility of survival of the five […]

Rescuers on Friday failed to resume a search operation owing to inclement weather near the Tibet border with Himachal Pradesh (File Photo/IANS)

Himachal avalanche: 5 soldiers still missing, bad weather hampers efforts

Shimla | Rescuers on Friday failed to resume a search operation owing to inclement weather near the Tibet border with Himachal Pradesh, where a snow avalanche killed a soldier while five others went missing this week. As the searches entered the third day, the authorities suspected that the chances of survival of the five trapped […]

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Inclement weather in Himachal hampers search for five soldiers

Shimla :  Rescuers on Thursday resumed a search operation but inclement weather hampered it near the Tibet border with Himachal Pradesh where a snow avalanche killed a soldier while five others have gone missing. The family of the soldier, whose body was recovered on Wednesday, said no official from the local administration visited them to […]

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Avalanche in HP kills five ITBP troopers, one missing

Shimla : A snow avalanche killed five Indo-Tibetan Border Force (ITBP) troopers while one trooper was missing near the Tibet border in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district on Wednesday, officials said. The avalanche, triggered with the slide of glacier near Shipkila bordering Tibet, buried at least six ITBP personnel, the state government said in a statement. Informed […]