Indian avalanche soldier 'stable' after six-day ordeal

February 9, 2016 9:28 AM

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An Indian soldier rescued nearly a week after he was buried by a deadly avalanche on the world's highest battleground was Tuesday being treated in Delhi in critical but stable condition, the army said.

Hanamanthappa Koppad spent six days trapped after a massive block of ice fell onto his army post on the Siachen glacier, killing nine of his colleagues.

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