Today (Friday), on the eleventh anniversary of the Gayari tragedy, is observed to remember those who chose martyrdom in the tragic avalanche close to the Siachen Glacier region.
In Kashmir is Siachen. 20,000 feet (6,000 meters) above sea level is the no-land. man’s Military analysts argue that avalanche-prone terrain and the hostile climate have killed more people than gunfire.
A sizable ice avalanche damaged a Pakistani military headquarters on April 7, 2012, at Gayari, 30 km west of the terminus of the Siachen Glacier. The Gayari base, one of the most significant Pakistani outposts in the region, is situated in a deep valley at a height of 3,775 meters (12,385 ft) above sea level.
Tanveer, a lieutenant colonel, was in charge of the Northern Infantry Battalion in the Gayari Sector. 129 Army men perished as a result of being buried in an avalanche.
Following the incident, the Pakistani Army launched a search operation that lasted for about two months. All of the fatalities were deemed martyrs on May 29, 2012.
One of the most significant Pakistani bases in the region is Gayari. It is close to a military hospital and serves as an essential supply center for supplies and troops traveling to farther-flung facilities.