Jan 5, 2016, 1:41 PM
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Massive avalanche kills a soldier in Sarvabad

Sanandij, Jan 5, IRNA- In an unfortunate incident in a border checkpoint with Iraq, one soldier named Khaled Moradi was killed in an avalanche in Sarvabad County and three others were injured.

The soldiers came under a huge flow of snow on Sunday. The people and the border checkpoint soldiers decided to rescue them. Due to the heavy snow and intensity of blizzard, the incident resulted in one fatality and the three soldiers were rescued and carried to the nearest mosque after five hours.

The dead body was deliverd to his family on Monday night and the wounded were transferred to Bu Ali hospital of Marivan.