Army Jawans Killed as Vehicle Falls Into Gorge in J&K

Guwahati: Three Indian Army officers were killed in an accident while carrying out a routine operational duty in the Machhal Sector’s advanced region in Kupwara of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.

According to the Army, the incident occurred when a vehicle carrying a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) and two Other Ranks (OR) officers fell into a deep gorge after skidding off the snow-laden track.

The Army’s Chinar Corps said in a tweet that the troops’ mortal remains of the soldiers had been found.

“Incident #ChinarWarriors in #Machhal Sector. During a regular op task in forward area, a party of 01 JCO & 02 OR slipped into a deep gorge, when snow on the track gave way. Mortal remains of all the three #bravehearts have been retrieved. Further details follow. @NorthernComd_IA” the Chinar Corps tweeted.

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