odies of four of the five Navy personnel, who were caught in an avalanche on Friday on an expedition to Mount Trishul in Uttarakhand, were found on Saturday. The Navy said that all efforts “continue to locate the fifth naval climber and one sherpa”.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted, “Deeply anguished by the tragic death of four Navy personnel who were part of the Indian Navy mountaineering expedition to Mt. Trishul. The nation has not only lost precious young lives but also courageous soldiers in this tragedy.”
“My heart goes out to the bereaved families of Lt Cdr Rajnikant Yadav, Lt Cdr Yogesh Tiwari, Lt Cdr Anant Kukreti and Hari Om MCPO II. My thoughts are with their families in this hour of tragedy. Praying for early locating of the remaining team members.”