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Army officer falls in gorge near LoC, dies

Major Vikas Singh slipped into a gorge and suffered critical injuries during a patrol along the LoC in Machhil sector on Saturday, an army official said.

india Updated: Apr 15, 2019 07:56 IST
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The officer was rushed to a hospital from where he was shifted to the army’s 92 base hospital at Badamibagh Cantonment here, he said.
The officer was rushed to a hospital from where he was shifted to the army’s 92 base hospital at Badamibagh Cantonment here, he said.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
         

An army officer died after falling into a gorge near the Line of Control (LoC) in Machhil sector in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, the army said Sunday.

Major Vikas Singh slipped into a gorge and suffered critical injuries during a patrol along the LoC in Machhil sector on Saturday, an army official said.

The officer was rushed to a hospital from where he was shifted to the army’s 92 base hospital at Badamibagh Cantonment here, he said. However, he succumbed to injuries at the hospital on Sunday, the official added.

First Published: Apr 15, 2019 00:28 IST

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