New Delhi: An Indian Army major and lieutenant were killed in a fire that broke out at a post in Siachen, the world's highest battlefield, sources said here on Friday. Four soldiers also received burn injuries in the fire Thursday morning, army sources here said. A fibreglass shelter at the army post in Siachen, Jammu and Kashmir, caught fire.

India and Pakistan have maintained a ceasefire at the glacier since November 2003. A court of inquiry has been ordered.

(Agencies)