On February 3, 10 soldiers, were hit by an avalanche at an altitude of 19,600 feet in Siachen. Sepoy Mahesha from H.D. Kote, Mysuru district, and Subedar T.T. Nagesha at Tejur in Hassan district were dashed with the Army confirming their deaths. Lance Naik Hanumanthappa’s miraculous rescue triggered celebrations in Indians all around the world, but did not last for long. Lance Naik Hanumanthappa passed away on 11th of February 2016. Members of KKK and KKK took an initiative to collect the money and gave a finical aid for the families of soldiers of Rs.1 lakhs each. The Cheque was handed over on 10th of sept in Bangalore and 15th Sept in hubli.