SIACHEN: After three weeks, the Siachen rescue operation continues at Gayari sector, with more engineering equipment being dispatched to augment the search and probe operation, including 19 excavators, bulldozers and dumpers.
According to an Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) press release issued on Monday, ground-penetrating radar teams have scanned a total of 176 points at various locations and identified 44 points for excavation.
Excavation and physical search continues at all locations and all efforts are being made to maintain the pace of work despite challenges.
A protection band was being made between an artificial lake and the avalanche to prevent inundation of excavated site.
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