Trooper killed in landslide

Trooper killed in landslide

Kupwara: An army trooper was killed when he came under a landslide in Machil sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Sunday evening.
Army sources said that a patrolling party of 45 Rashtriya Rifles came under landslide near Ashwani post in Machil sector on Sunday afternoon, in which Hawaldar Satveer Singh received serious injuries. He was shifted to a nearby hospital but succumbed to his injuries.
Last week, a soldier Pervaiz Ahmad of the Indian army was killed after slipping from a rock in Uri sector of Baramulla district.