Army soldier falls into gorge in Kupwara, dies

JAMMU: A 29-year-old army personnel died after he slipped and fell into a gorge during patrolling along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, officials said on Monday.
Due to inclement weather and snowfall, personnel slipped and fell into the gorge during patrolling along the LoC in Keran sector of Kupwara district on Sunday night, they said.
He has been identified as Naik Peera Ram of Rajasthan.
He succumbed to injuries received while patrolling the area, they said.

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