16 soldiers killed as Army truck falls into gorge in Sikkim
In a major road accident in North Sikkim 16 Indian army personnel have been martyred in a painful road accident. According to an army official, the incident took place in Gema, North Sikkim. The accident vehicle was part of a convoy of three vehicles, which had moved from Chatan towards Thangu in the morning.
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh expressed grief over the incident. Deeply saddened by the loss of lives of Indian Army personnel due to a road accident in North Sikkim, he said. The nation is deeply grateful for their service and commitment. My condolences to the bereaved families. I pray for the speedy recovery of the injured.
- PTC NEWS