Deployment of army in rough conditions an operational necessity: Indian Mountaineering Foundation President

Updated:10 months, 1 week ago IST

New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): Expressing concern in connection to missing reports of three Indian Army soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir’s Gurez sector, Indian Mountaineering Foundation President, Col. (Retd.) H.S. Chauhan, on Tuesday said that deploying security personnel in such regions with rough climatic conditions, is an operational necessity. “During snowfall also, the army has to keep operating since they are on the border”, H.S. Chauhan asserted. Chauhan, who is a veteran mountaineer himself, pinned hope that the missing soldiers will be traced at the earliest. The soldiers went missing in Gurez sector of Line of Control (LoC) due to snow avalanche. They went missing after the night temperature dropped in most places of the Kashmir division.

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