A post of 5 Assam was hit by twin Avalanche on Jan 9.
According to reports, eight soldiers were manning the post in spite of inclement weather.
While, six soldiers were able to escape unharmed, Naik Lempa Konyak and Sepoy Thoudam Sanaton Singh were trapped under the avalanche.
The body of Sepoy Thoudam Sanaton Singh was recovered on Jan 9 late night and other Naik Lempa Konyak was recovered on Jan 10 after which search operations were called off.
Chinar Corps Commander, Lieutenant General Gurmit Singh told media: "My heart goes out to the families and relatives of the two brave soldiers. May the almighty bestow strength to them to bear the ultimate loss."
--IBNS (Posted on 13-01-2014)