A soldier who was buried 25-foot under ice from last six days has been found alive in Siachen. Isn’t this a true miracle?
Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad, of the 19 Madras Regiment, has been found alive after the Prime Minister and all other ranks of the government presumed him dead.
Prime Minister had tweeted: “Demise of soldiers in Siachen is very tragic. I salute the brave soldiers who gave their lives to the nation. Condolences to their families.”
But the search operation was still going on. And on Monday, Lance Naik Hanumanthappa was found alive under 25-foot snow by the rescuers. And he was rushed to the hospital as his condition was critical.
Here is the official statement released by Lt Gen DS Hooda Army commander Northern Command:
The family of the soldier was relieved and happy after hearing about his survival.
“I am very happy, I want to go and see him, said his wife.
And on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the Army Hospital to see Lance Naik Hanumanthappa.
PM Modi tweeted: