Kinnaur: A snow avalanche killed a soldier while five other soldiers went missing near the Tibet border in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district on Feb 20, 2019. Five Indo-Tibetan Border Force (ITBP) troopers were also injured in the disaster that occurred at around 11 a.m. The avalanche was triggered when the glacier near Namgia Dogri bordering Tibet slid, burying six soldiers of the Jammu and Kashmir Rifles when 16 soldiers were on routine patrol.
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