The body of Lieutenant Colonel Gaurav Solanki, an Indian Army officer who had gone missing while deployed as a Miltary Staff Officer during a UN Peacekeeping Mission in Congo, was found yesterday.
- The army officer went missing while Kayaking in Lake Kivu, near Tchegera Island on 8 September 2019.
- All personnel except for Lt.Col Solanki had returned from the Kayaking activity.
- An intensive search operation deploying multiple speed boats was launched to search for the Indian Army officer.
- The final rites of the officer will be conducted with full military honours.