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Rescued Indian Soldier Dies, Nation Mourns

An Indian soldier rescued after being trapped for six days under about 10 meters of snow in the high Himalayas in Indian Kashmir died Thursday, according to army officials. Hanamanthappa Koppad and nine other soldiers were buried under a wall of ice on February 3 when a massive avalanche hit their army post at the Siachen Glacier, which lies along the line of control that divides India and Pakistan. It is known as the world’s highest battlefield. While the other soldiers died at the...

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