Bad weather preventing evacuation of rescued soldiers from Machhil to Srinagar: Army

Army on Monday said that bad weather was preventing pilots from evacuating the five soldiers rescued after an avalanche in Gurez sector to Srinagar for specialized treatment.
Bad weather preventing evacuation of rescued soldiers from Machhil to Srinagar: Army
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Army on Monday said that bad weather was preventing pilots from evacuating the five soldiers rescued after an avalanche in Machhil sector to Srinagar for specialized treatment.

"Army Aviation pilots are attempting to evacuate the five soldiers who were rescued in Machhil Sector to Srinagar for specialised treatment," said a Srinagar-based spokesman.

Foggy conditions are also preventing any flying operations on the higher reaches of Gurez valley to transport mortal remains of 14 soldiers killed in Gurez avalanche to Srinagar.

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