Army man dies after slipping into gorge in J&K's Rajouri

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An army soldier died after slipping  into a deep gorge along the Line of Control in J&K’s Rajouri district, officials said today.

The deceased who has been identified as Lance Naik Suresh Gorgey was deployed on a forward post along the Line of Control in Kalal area of Nowshera sector.

An official said that the deceased was on routine patrolling when he slipped and fell into a gorge.

“The body was later retrieved from the gorge and was shifted to a hospital for medico-legal formalities,” said the official.