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Indian Army officer missing in Congo since four days

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New Delhi |  Lt Col Gaurav Solanki, who was in the Democratic Republic of Congo for United Nations Peacekeeping Mission, has gone missing since 4 days.

Lt Col Gaurav Solanki had gone kayaking with a group of officers and all of them returned except Solanki

Rescue operations are underway, with speed boats and helicopters being used to locate the officer.

“After kayaking, all returned however the officer did not. All efforts to include speed boats and employment of helicopter are being made to locate and rescue the officer,” an officer said, as reported by an English daily.

Congo has the largest deployment of the Indian Army on foreign soil.

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