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Uttarakhand avalanche: Mortal remains of four out of five missing Naval mountaineers retrieved

The deceased had been recognized as Commanders Rajnikant Yadav, Yogesh Tiwari and Anand Kukreti, and JCO Hari Om. Yadav and Kukreti are primarily based in Mumbai.

The Indian Navy additionally expressed “profound grief & heartfelt condolences to the households on this loss”. They additional stated that every one out efforts are being continued to find the fifth naval climber and one Sherpa.

An Indian Navy spokesperson stated that the mountaineering expedition workforce to Mt Trishul was caught in an avalanche close to the summit on Friday morning. One personnel and a Sherpa are nonetheless lacking, he added.

He additional stated that the search and rescue operations utilizing the helicopters of Indian Air Drive, Military Aviation Wing and the State Catastrophe Administration Drive, had begun Friday, however needed to be stopped within the night and resumed on Saturday.

A mountaineering expedition to Mount Trishul-I (peak 7120 m, situated in Uttarakhand) was flagged-off by Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar, chief of the western naval command on September three from INS Trishul in Mumbai. Hari Kumar had additionally handed over a ceremonial Ice Axe to the workforce chief and wished the workforce a profitable summitting of Mount Trishul-I peak.

The occasion is being performed as a part of ‘Swarnim Vijay Varsh’ celebrations to commemorate 50 years of the victory within the 1971 battle. The expedition is led by Commander Vishnu Prasad and there are 19 members within the workforce.

“One workforce of 10 individuals was caught in an avalanche. 5 individuals of this workforce went lacking. The workforce had gone to Delhi from Mumbai after which to Sutol in Chamoli. They began their trek to base camp on September 14,” the naval spokesperson stated.

Nevertheless, he refused to provide particulars on these nonetheless lacking.

One other officer stated that they’re from varied elements of the nation and the expedition had began from Mumbai as INS Trishul relies in Mumbai.

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