Senior Indian Army Officer who went missing, found dead

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Senior Indian Army Officer who went missing, found dead

*NEW DELHI:* An Army officer, who was posted with the Indian contingent in the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo and went missing five days ago, was found dead in Lake Kivu on Thursday.

The deceased Army officer, Lt Col Gaurav Solanki, had gone missing sine he went on a kayaking trip in Lake Kivu.

Lt Col Gaurav Solanki was deputed as a military observer in a UN mission in the Central African nation.

Sharing more information, IANS quoted an Army official as saying that Solanki`s body was retrieved on Thursday from Lake Kivu.

Solanki had accompanied a group to the lake, located near Tchegera Island, on the border between Congo and Rwanda on last Sunday.

New Delhi