The Indian Army’s XV Corps unit on Wednesday rescued a civilian trapped under snow in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar.
On January 14, Tariq Iqbal and Zahoor Ahmed Khan, both residents of Lacchipura were on the road from Lachhipura to Bijhama village early Tuesday when they were hit by a snow slide and were soon extricated by the Indian Army.
After the search that went on for 20 minutes, Iqbal was stabilised and evacuated to Baramulla, Chinar Corps had said in an earlier tweeted. Zahoor Ahmed Khan was discharged after examination.
In their tweet the team rejoiced with their effort to save the man and expressed their happiness “HumsayaHainHum. Jawans dig at frantic pace in search of Tariq Iqbal. Excited when he is found. Relieved when he has a pulse. Rejoice when he responds. Today Tariq walked back home from the hospital. Wishing Tariq all the happiness,” the Chinar Corps tweeted.
The incident occurred approximately 200 metres from the post of Lacchipura company operating base and the guard commander who was taking rounds saw the civilians and immediately alerted the Quick Reaction Team, officials said.
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