Siachen

Siachen

 

the largest glacier of the Karakoram Mountains. It is 75 km long and covers an area of 1,180 sq km. The Siachen, which forms the source of the Shaiok River (Indus River basin), is a trunk glacier with numerous tributaries. It advanced in the period between 1848, the year the glacier was discovered, and 1909, and again in the 1950’s.

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Funeral for three of the five Pakistan Army personnel was held on Monday who lost their lives when an avalanche hit their army base in world's highest battleground Siachen on December 30, 2017.
The army personnel lost their lives when an avalanche hit their army base in the world's highest battleground, Siachen on December 30, 2017.
Summary: Islamabad [Pakistan], December 31 (ANI): At least five Pakistani army personnel went missing on Saturday after an avalanche hit the Siachen Glacier.
SAKARDU -- At least five Jawans of Pakistan Army went missing after having been hit by an avalanche in Siachen Sector.
Meanwhile, at least five army personnel have gone missing after an avalanche hit an army base in world's higgest battle ground Siachen.
Nirmala Sitharaman visited the forward locations of Leh, Ladakh and Siachen on 30 Sep 17 and reviewed the security situation in the area.
For those fighting at the Siachen glacier, there are three basic requirements -- doctors, porters and helicopters.
Sartaj Aziz said that both countries had a format of comprehensive and composite dialogue that included issues like people-to-people contacts, visa and fishermen issue, trade and economic cooperation, Kashmir, Siachen and Sir Creek.
Produced by Kopykats Production under Dawar Mehmood, Siachen portrays the daily lives of the Pakistan Army jawans who are defending the homeland in extreme weather conditions and are faced with other severe difficulties.
Siachen Glacier is one of the world's most spectacular but inaccessible places on the planet.
Siachen is a subject that has fascinated me for long.
SRINAGAR -- Indian military Monday said it has retrieved body of a trooper from among ten missing buried under an avalanche on Siachen Glacier near the Line of Control (LoC) in Indian-controlled Kashmir.