Sikkim: Three Army personnel among four killed in road mishap
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Sikkim: Three Army personnel among four killed in road mishap

"An Army vehicle skidded from a snow-laden Jawaharlal Nehru Road at 17th mile near Nathula, and fell into a gorge," East Sikkim's Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) S P Yellasari said.

GANGTOK:

Four persons, including three Army personnel, were killed on Sunday in a road accident near the Sino-India border at Nathula, a police officer said.

"An Army vehicle skidded from a snow-laden Jawaharlal Nehru Road at 17th mile near Nathula, and fell into a gorge," East Sikkim's Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) S P Yellasari said.

Three soldiers and the son of an Army man died on the spot and another soldier suffered injuries in the incident, the officer said.

The injured soldier has been airlifted to Kolkata for treatment.

The bodies of the deceased have been recovered from the ill-fated vehicle and sent for post-mortem examination, he added. (PTI)

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