Governor N. N. Vohra has expressed shock and grief over the tragic loss of Army personnel deployed in an Army Post in Northern Siachen Glacier who were buried under a snow wall which collapsed over the post. The Governor spoke to Lt. Gen. D.S Hooda, Northern Army Commander, on Thursday to convey his heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved families over this tragic loss. The Governor lauded the brave officers and men of the Indian Army who serve in the most difficult areas, brave all odds and even give away their lives for safeguarding national security. Meanwhile, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President and Member Parliament, Mehbooba Mufti today expressed grief and sorrow over loss of Army soldiers in Siachen avalanche. In a statement to KNS, Mehbooba has conveyed her heartfelt sympathies to the Northern Command Chief and the families of the Army personnel who are missing in the tragic incident.
2015 Kashmir Despatch