Villagers mourn Siachen braveheart’s death


Dharwad (Karnataka), Feb 11 (ANI): The family of Siachen lone survivor Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad was in deep shock after hearing the news of his death. His father broke down after he heard the news. His neighbours were seen trying to comfort him. Lance Naik Hanamanthappa, who survived for six days after being buried under a 25-feet avalanche, died at the RR Army Hospital in New Delhi on Thursday, leaving the nation in deep shock. Expressing grief over the tragic death, one of the villagers said the entire village was praying for him to come back, but nothing is big in front of god’s desire.