3 soldiers trapped in avalanches in Batalik sector

Srinagar: Five soldiers were trapped at an army post after multiple avalanches hit Batalik sector in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir Thursday however, two of the trapped soldiers were rescued, army said.
“Unprecedented snowfall triggered multiple avalanches in Batalik Sector in which a post was buried. Five soldiers were trapped under the snow among which two were later rescued” an army official said.
He said that efforts were on to save the other three.
Specially trained Avalanche Rescue Teams have been deployed to rescue them, the official said.