2 Army men killed in separate accidents

Srinagar: Two Army men have been killed in two separate incidents in the Valley on Thursday, while one sustained injuries, officials said.
An Army soldier died after he slipped and fell into a deep gorge in Chakwali Tulail area of Gurez along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
Local news agency KNO quoting official sources said that an Army man identified as Subedar Yamaha Kumar, No. JC 542433F of 6 Maratha infantry Regiment slipped and fell down into a deep gorge while he was part of a patrolling party at Rekha forward post of Chakwali Tulail along the (LOC), resulting in his on spot death.
They said the body has been shifted to 92 base hospital Badmibagh Srinagar for medical formalities
Meanwhile, an Army man was killed while another was critically injured after the vehicle they were travelling in met with an accident and fell into a deep gorge at Ranga pass along Srinagar-Leh highway in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.
Officials said that an army vehicle in which the food items were being sent to the army units of Leh was on the way to Pathankot from Leh. The vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge near Ranga paas sarbal, resulting into the onspot death of an army man and critical injury to his fellow.
Soon after the incident, the injured army man was shifted to Sonamarg hospital for advanced treatment while the body of the deceased was shifted to Army cantonment Badmibagh Srinagar.
A senior police officer identified the deceased in the accident as Karan Singh of Nagrota Jammu while the injured has been identified as Mehraj Khan.

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