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Landslide Kills Army Jawan Near India-China Border in Arunachal.

On early morning 27 March while on an operational task in the forward area in Tawang sector a team of Indian Army personnel was struck by a sudden massive landslide with debris of 6-7 feet including fallen trees, rock & mud. 
During the incident, while everyone else was able to escape without any critical injury, Subedar AS Dhagale got trapped in the debris. Search operation was launched immediately to locate him. 

On 01 April 23, at around 10:50 AM after massive search for four days by multile teams and specialist equipment, Subedar AS Dhagale's mortal remains were retrieved from the land slide site. Mortal remains have been moved to District Hospital, Tawang. 

Sub AS Dhagale belonged to district Ratnagiri, Maharashtra. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.  

Wreath laying is planned at Tawang before the dispatch of mortal remains to the hometown.

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