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JK guv expresses grief over death of soldiers in avalanche


Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra has expressed grief over the death of five soldiers, who were on Saturday found trapped under snow in Macchil sector in Kupwara district.

Rescued on Saturday, the soldiers succumbed to injuries today, taking the toll of army personnel killed in avalanches in Kashmir to 20.

The Governor spoke to Northern Command chief Lt Gen Devraj Anbu and GOC XV Corps Lt Gen J S Sandhu to convey his condolences.

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