One body was recovered on Monday while one soldier was miraculously found alive.

"All the remaining eight bodies of soldiers have been recovered from the avalanche site", a senior Army officer said here.

"They were traced in the operation which were launched at Siachen to locate and retrieve the 10 soldiers buried under more than 30 feet of snow and ice after an avalanche struck their Post in the early hours of February 3", he said.

"It is to the credit and dogged determination of the rescue teams which were working under extreme conditions that they have managed to extricate Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad alive from under more than 30 feet of snow", he said.

"It is with deep regret that we wish to confirm that mortal remains of balance of nine martyrs including a Junior Commissioned Officer were also retrieved by the rescue teams", he said.

The mortal remains, after due formalities, will be flown to their home towns as soon as possible, officer said.

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