Osh, Kyrgyzstan – During the night of February 4, 2017, four soldiers were driving to UAZ Hunter on the road from Osh to Kyzyl-Jar in Kyrgyzstan when their car was struck by an avalanche. They got out of the car to clear the road, when a second avalanche came down. One of the border patrol guards did not survive the slide.
Other border guards and employees at Daewoo arrived on scene and located the body of the soldier the next day at approximately 05:30.
See a photo at Rusgosnews.com. Few details exist about this avalanche.
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