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Another body recovered from Gyari sector

July 15, 2012


Zardari and Kayani visits Gayari
This handout photograph released by Pakistan's Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), shows army personnel taking surveying measurements as they search for avalanche victims. — AFP File Photo

ISLAMABAD: More than a hundred days after the avalanche incident at Gyari sector at Siachen, rescue teams from the Pakistan Army have recovered another body. The number of recovered bodies has now reached 41.

Hundreds of rescue workers have been busy day and night digging with heavy machineries for bodies since the Pakistani soldiers were caught in an avalanche in the middle of the night on April 6 and 7 at Gyari sector.

Around 139 soldiers from the Northern Light Infantry Battalion along with 6 civilians were killed in the incident