SKARDU- Dead bodies of three more soldiers, who were buried alive under an avalanche in the Gyari Sector of Siachen, were recovered on Friday in an on-going search operation continued for six months. According to officials, rescuers recovered dead bodies of three more soldiers buried under the big snow mass.

Some 139 soldiers and few civilians of 6 Northern Light Infantry Battalion came under a huge snow slide on April 7, 2012 in Gayari sector of Siachen.

Dead bodies of 97 martyrs have been recovered so far while search for the remaining bodies is continued. Despite cold, rescue teams are working day and night to dig out the bodies.