As a minimum 240 Pakistani troops and civilians worked at the site of the tragedy at the entry to the Siachen Glacier with the help of sniffer dogs and profound equipment, said the army. But they struggle to hollow out through some 25 meters (80 feet) of snow spreaded in excess of an area of about one kilometer.
The American team of experts could not abscond for Gayari area to take part in the salvage procedure at Siachen Glacier on Monday due to profound and unremitting snowfall.
The US has sent a team of experts Sunday to help Pakistan look for for 135 people covered a day earlier by a enormous landslide that engulfed a military compound in Gayari sector.
Due to severe conditions, the squad could not leave for Gayari where the temperature has dropped to –15 degrees during daylight.
Pakistani army spokesperson Gen Athar Abbas said Sunday twilight that it was undecided whether any of the people who were buried are still living. At least 124 soldiers from the 6th Northern Light Infantry Battalion and 11 civilian contractors are gone astray.
Pakistani army chief Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani visited the site Sunday to control rescue operations.
Earlier, the US management had announced they were sent a team of eight experts to Islamabad to make available methodological support, said the Pakistani army. Pakistan will discuss with with the team to establish what help out is looked-for to hurry up the rescue procedure.
Gen Abbas said the control center that was hidden was located in an area before believed to be protected. At an height of around 4,500 meters (15,000 feet), it is the main entry through which troops and materials go by on their way to more distant outpost.