Wednesday, February 8, 2023

16 soldiers killed in road mishap in Sikkim, PM expresses grief

New Delhi: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has condoled the loss of lives of army personnel due to a road mishap in Sikkim.

PM Modi also wished speedy recovery of those who got injured in the road mishap.

The Prime Minister Office tweeted;

“Pained by the loss of lives of our brave army personnel due to a road mishap in Sikkim. Condolences to the bereaved families. May the injured recover soon: PM @narendramodi

The accident took place in the northern region of Sikkim state, where an Indian army truck fell down a high gorge in Zima area.

Media reports said that the Indian army truck fell down the mountain as a result 16 personnel including three officers were killed.

According to media reports, the accident took place in the northern region of Sikkim state, where an Indian army truck rolled down the mountain road in Zima area, in which 16 soldiers have been confirmed dead so far.

According to the media reports, a convoy of three vehicles of the Indian Army was on its way to Thango on Friday morning when a truck in the convoy went out of control and fell down the mountain road.

According to media reports, an immediate rescue operation has been started in the area after the accident and 4 injured soldiers have been taken out of the truck and taken to the hospital.

Reports said that three junior commissioned officers and 13 soldiers lost their lives in the accident.


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