In a tragic incident, three soldiers, including a junior commissioned officer (JCO), died after they slipped and fell into a deep gorge during patrolling along the Line of Control in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
The mortal remains of the soldiers have been retrieved, ANI reported citing Army officials.An Army official said that the JCO and two other rank soldiers were on a routine patrol in the forward area in the Machhal sector when the trio slipped into the gorge.
”During a regular op task in forward area, a party of 01 JCO & 02 OR slipped into a deep gorge, when snow on the track gave way. Mortal remains of all the three #bravehearts have been retrieved,” the Srinagar-based Chinar Corps tweeted. All three of them belonged to the 14th Battalion of the Dogra Regiment.
More details are awaited.