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Pakistan army searches for avalanche victims
Army continues search for remains of more than 130 soldiers who likely perished in glacier avalanche.
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2012 20:45

The Pakistani army is continuing its search for the remains of more than 130 soldiers who are presumed dead after an avalanche on April 7 from the Siachen glacier.

The remote region is on the Pakistani side of the Kashmiri border with India.

Al Jazeera's Kamal Hyder travelled to the site with a team from the Pakistani army.

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