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Press Release
Rawalpindi - April 12, 2012: 

Pictures of some of the soldiers who came under avalanche at Gayari Sector Siachen on 7 April 2012. 


Press Release
Rawalpindi - April 12, 2012: 

Update Avalanche Clearance at Gayari Sector Siachen

Massive relief and rescue effort is in progress at Gayari. Another priority point (Sixth Site) has been added to the search and rescue work which is under way at already five identified points. At present 15 heavy machines which include Dumpers, Dozers, Excavators and Loaders are working at the search site.
At point one, excavating has gone down upto 115 feet. Work will start at 130 feet long horizontal tunnel with a dia of 3 meters to attain access to the accommodation area.
 At point two, excavation work has gone down to 100 feet.

A 450 meters long access track has been developed and improved by adding sub grade to improve traction for wheeled plant equipment on the avalanche to access the priority points.  The work on both main access tracks has been carried out to increase the total length to 1.5 kilometers.
The weather continues to be harsh and unfriendly, posing operational and administrative difficulties for both men and machines busy in the rescue operation. However, the trying weather hazards and colossal work at hand have not been able to flinch resolve of man busy in the rescue efforts.

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Rescue work by Pak Army at Gayari Sector Siachen. (12-04-2012)  Photo ISPR

 

 


Press Release
Rawalpindi - April 12, 2012: 

A spokesman of ISPR said that technical teams of Germany, Switzerland and USA after having had initial consultations with Pakistani experts at Islamabad are in the process of deployment by road and by air at Gayari to assist and analyze the search and rescue effort. Teams of China and Norway with advance capability are expected to reach in Islamabad in next 24-48 hours, the spokesman concluded.

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