HomeBreaking NewsSoldier's Physique Discovered 38 Years After He Went Lacking In Siachen- Newslength

Soldier’s Physique Discovered 38 Years After He Went Lacking In Siachen- Newslength


The physique of a military jawan was present in an outdated bunker in Siachen, 38 years after he went lacking in an avalanche whereas on patrol.

The Sainik Group Centre in Ranikhet on Sunday recognized the physique as that of Chandrashekhar Harbola of 19 Kumaon Regiment.

Harbola was a part of a 20-member troop that was dispatched to the world’s highest battlefield for ‘Operation Meghdoot’ to battle Pakistan in 1984.

Throughout patrolling, they bought caught in an ice storm. Whereas the our bodies of 15 troopers had been recovered, these of the opposite 5 couldn’t be discovered and Harbola was one amongst them.

His spouse Shanti Devi, initially from Almora, at present lives in Saraswati Vihar Colony right here. His physique is predicted to achieve right here late on Monday.

Haldwani sub-collector Manish Kumar and tehsildar Sanjay Kumar, who reached Harbola’s home, stated his final rites will probably be carried out with full navy honours.

Shanti Devi stated on the time, they had been married for 9 years and that she was 28. Their elder daughter on the time was 4 and the youthful one was one and a half years outdated.

Shanti Devi stated Harbola had final arrived dwelling in January 1984, throughout which he had promised to return quickly. Nevertheless, Shanti Devi stated she was happy with her husband as he prioritised his service in the direction of the nation over the guarantees made to the household.

In line with data out there, Harbola, a resident of Dwarahat in Almora, had enlisted within the military in 1975.

Reportedly, the physique of one other soldier was additionally discovered however his id was but to be ascertained.

(This story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)



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