Namaste HDF

We are living peacefully because of these men. If we loose Siachen we know what our peaceful neighbour follower of Peace will do to us.

Although these kind of events occur regularly, we should know how greatly we are indebted to these brave men...

Dogged determination of over 150 soldiers helped by two canines, Dot and Misha, besides earth penetrating radars and special ice cutting equipment helped rescue Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who was buried under tonnes of ice at 19,500 feet on the Siachen Glacier.
On February 3, an 800X400ft ice wall broke off and covered an Army post in northern glacier in Siachen, the world's highest battlefield.
The debris, including massive ice boulders, some the size of a small room, spread over 800x1000 metres.

When rescued, Koppad was conscious but drowsy and disoriented. He was severely "dehydrated, hypothermic, hypoxic, hypoglycemic and in shock".
He was