Army vehicle falls into gorge in Ladakh, nine jawans killed

An army officer told GNS that the accident took place at Kyari in Nyoma area of Leh this evening.
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Leh, August 19: As many as nine soldiers of the Indian Army were killed and one was injured after their vehicle fell into a gorge in Ladakh, defence officials said on Saturday. 

According to officials, the accident occurred around 6.30 pm. "The troops were moving from Karu garrison to Kyari near Leh," they added. 

Further information is awaited.

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