Soldier killed, 7 others injured in Army vehicle accident in Arunachal

A soldier was killed and seven others suffered serious injuries after an Army heavy vehicle carrying them met with an accident on July 14 morning in Upper Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

Reports said that the accident occurred due to inclement weather conditions.

The accident took place between Pango and Palsi in Upper Siang district.

As per Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), which is mandated to guard India-China border and is deputed in Arunachal Pradesh, its troops rushed with an emergency intravenous supply and immediately started possible field critical treatment to the injured soldiers.

“One jawan reported dead but seven seriously injured were stabilised by the team. Injured have been airlifted to the hospital,” said an ITBP statement.

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