SKARDU: The search and rescue operation for retrieving Pakistan Army soldiers and civilians trapped in the Gayari sector avalanche is continuing at full speed.
Earlier reports said, rescue teams from the US, Norway and China were to arrive in Siachen on Sunday as the weather was said to be clear.
German and Swiss experts had pointed out three preferential spots, where rescue work is underway. The experts have advised using traditional digging tools instead of deploying heavy machinery at these probable points.
Over 550 persons including Army soldiers, locals and foreign experts are participating in the search and rescue operation, while eight US experts besides Norway and China rescue teams arriving in Sunday would join in the operation at Gayari sector providing their professional expert assistance.