4 soldiers die, 10 hurt in Samba road mishap

At least four soldiers died while ten others were injured this evening when the vehicle they were travelling in, skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge near Jatwal area of Samba district.
4 soldiers die, 10 hurt in Samba road mishap
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At least four soldiers died while ten others were injured this evening when the vehicle they were travelling in, skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge near Jatwal area of Samba district.

According to SHO Gagwal, SurajPathania, an army vehicle of 1882 regiment, which was on way from Amritsar to Akhnoor area of Jammu, developed some technical fault, turned turtle and fell into a deep gorge somewhere between Jatwal and Gagwal areas leading to death of four personnel on the spot while injuries to ten others.

"However, it is a subject of investigation but the possible reason behind the accident was the technical fault in the steering," Pathania told Greater Kashmir.

The injured, according to sources, are being treated at 171 Military Hospital Samba.

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