Army chief & President visit Siachen

Rescue and search operation continues at Gayari sector in Siachen. Force commander Gilgit-Baltistan Major General Ikramul Haq briefed the President Asif Ali Zardari and Army Chief General Ashfaq Pervez about the ongoing search operation during their visit to Siachen. Strict security measures were taken before the visit of president and army chief at Gayari sector. A tunnel of 200-feet long has been dug out to reach the compound in the recent development at Gayari sector in Siachen amid harsh weather conditions. More than hundred soldiers were buried under avalanche in the early hours of April 7.