Two avalanches hit Siachin Glacier, the world's highest battlefield in Ladakh region on Wednesday morning killing three Army troopers.
According to a defence spokesman, the avalanches hit the glacier in quick succession this morning, killing three troopers.
The first avalanche hit the Siachin glacier this morning at 9am,killing a soldier while another avalanche hit the base camp at 9.45
So far 19 troopers, including an officer, have been killed in the last three days in avalanches.
On Monday, a massive avalanche hit a section of the trainees of the Army's high altitude warfare school in the Khilanmarg mountains near north Kashmir Gulmarg ski resort killing 15 troopers including an officer.