Ladakh Bus Accident: Indian Army lost 7 soldiers lost in a vehicle accident in the Turtuk sector of Ladakh yesterday after the bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell in the Shyok river in the Turtuk sector of Ladakh. All 19 soldiers injured in the accident were airlifted to Chandimandir Command Hospital.
There were 26 soldiers in the bus, which was moving from the Transit Camp in Partapur to a forward location in sub-sector Hanif.
The accident took place at 9 am around 25 km from Thoise. The bus fell to a depth of around 50-60 feet, resulting in injuries to all occupants.
Seven Indian Army soldiers who Lost their Lives:
- Subedar Shinde Vijay Rao Sarjerao
- Nb Sub Gurudyal Sahu
- L/Hav MD Saijal T
- Naik Sandeep Pal
- Naik Jadav Prashant Shivaji
- Naik Ramanuj Kumar
- Lance Naik Bappaditya Khutia
After the accident, the injured were evacuated to the 403 Field Hospital at Partapur and surgical teams from Leh have moved to Partapur.
#WATCH | 7 Indian Army soldiers lost their lives in a vehicle accident in Turtuk sector of Ladakh earlier this evening. All 19 soldiers injured in the accident have been airlifted to Chandimandir Command Hospital.— ANI (@ANI) May 27, 2022
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