Army today paid homage to soldier who died in Gurez snow slide.
In a solemn ceremony at BB Cantt, Lt Gen JS Sandhu, Corps Commander, Chinar Corps and all ranks paid homage to him.
"Late Sep Moorthy N was part of an operational team which was serving in the formidable heights along the Line of Control and got swept away during a snow slide on 11 Dec 2017. Concerted efforts of the specially equipped Avalanche Rescue Teams, which continued searches despite the inhospitable terrain and weather conditions, have led to the recovery of his mortal remains on 19 December," said spokesman in a statement.
Sep Moorthy N was 32 years old and had donned the uniform in 2004. He hailed from Village Nathipatti of Karur district in Tamil Nadu. He is survived by his wife and two sons.