Soldier rescued 6 days after avalanche in Kashmir dies

February 11, 2016 2:45 PM

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Soldier rescued 6 days after avalanche in Kashmir dies

NEW DELHI – An Indian army soldier rescued after six days buried under deep snow by an enormous avalanche in the Himalayan region of Kashmir died Thursday in a hospital in the Indian capital.

Hanamanthappa Koppad died with worsening dysfunction in multiple organs after being hospitalized in extremely critical condition, army spokesman Col. Rohan Anand said.

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