Siachen survivor Hananmanthappa remains critical: Army

New Delhi: Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad- the Army jawan who is battling for his life after he survived being snowed in 25 feet below the surface for six days in Siachen, remains to be critical and his condition is being monitored continuously.

According to the latest health bulletin released by the Army, Koppad is still dependent on ventilator.

“The medical team treating him at the RR hospital is monitoring his situation continuously and is treating him with best expertise and resources available in the world,” the statement said.

Earlier today, the braveheart’s family visited him at the Army Hospital Research and Referral here.

Army Chief General Dalbir Singh also checked up on Koppad at the hospital today. (ANI)