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Avalanche hits army post in J&K, soldiers missing

IANS | Jammu |

Two out of the five army soldiers buried under an avalanche in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir were rescued on Thursday while three were still missing, officials said.

The Udhampur headquartered northern command said: "Unprecedented snowfall triggers multiple avalanches, a post in Batalik sector buried, two out of five rescued, rescue operation in progress".