Himalaya avalanches kill 10 Indian soldiers in Occupied Kashmir
Accounts of the death toll varied, but an unidentified official said the casualties occurred when an avalanche struck a military camp Wednesday in Kashmir's Gurez Sector of Bandipora district, a valley at an altitude of about 8,600 feet surrounded by the Himalayan Mountains.
Although Indian soldiers have been killed by Pakistani gunfire along the border, more than 900 have died in non-military incidents, mostly weather-related, in the region since 1984, an Indian army source told the Times of India.
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