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Five more bodies recovered from Gayari Sector

25 July, 2012

RAWALPINDI: Five more bodies of soldiers were recovered from Gayari sector of Siachen on Tuesday. The total number of recovered bodies has reached 66.

According to ISPR spokesman, the rescue teams have recovered five more bodies and they have been shifted to hospital and the process for their identification had started.

The spokesman said that NADRA special teams had been engaged to identify the bodies through biometric system. Around 139 soldiers from the Northern Light Infantry Battalion along with six civilians were buried under an avalanche on April 7 in Gayari sector near Skardu.

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