Three soldiers killed in an avalanche strike at Jammu and Kashmir

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Three soldiers killed in an avalanche strike at Jammu and Kashmir
<p>Army personnel walk through a snow-covered street during heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla on 13 January 2020<br></p>IANS
Three Army soldiers were killed and another was missing after an avalanche hit their post in Machil sector along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, defence sources said.

The sources said five soldiers were trapped under the avalanche.

The Army launched rescue operations and traced four of the soldiers. While three of them were declared dead, another was injured and is being treated at a local military facility, the sources said.

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Efforts are on to trace one missing soldier.

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