Indian Soldier Found Alive Under Snow After 6 Days

In a miraculous turn of events, the soldier was found still breathing under 25 feet deep snow at the Siachen glacier!

Lance Naik Hanaman Thappa, one of the 10 army jawans who were buried under snow due to the avalanche on the Siachen glacier on February 3, has been rescued alive. He was found after a rigorous search operation of 6 days and is presently in critical situation. 

The jawan was found under 25 feet of snow and was evacuated to the army's base camp at the Siachen Glacier. From there, he is being flown to Delhi's Research and Referral Hospital in a special air ambulance.

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Army Commander Northern Command Lt. Gen. D.S. Hooda said in an interview, "Lance Naik Hanamanthappa has been found alive. He is critical but all attempts are being made to evacuate him to RR hospital in the morning. We hope the miracle continues. Pray with us."

 As of now, five bodies have been recovered and while the remaining four have been located, the efforts are on to retrieve them.

Image Source: PTI

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