J-K: 3 army personnel killed in Kupwara after their vehicle skids off snowy track

11 January, 2023 | Vaishali Sharma

KUPWARA National

On Wednesday, three Indian Army personnel were killed in an accident while performing a daily operational task in the forward region of Machhal Sector in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara. Accordin...

On Wednesday, three Indian Army personnel were killed in an accident while performing a daily operational task in the forward region of Machhal Sector in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara.

According to the Army, the incident occurred when a vehicle carrying one Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) and two Other Ranks (OR) officers skidded off a snow-covered track and crashed into a steep valley. The Army’s Chinar corps tweeted that the soldiers’ lifeless corpses had been recovered.

“Incident #ChinarWarriors in #Machhal Sector. During a regular op task in forward area, a party of 01 JCO & 02 OR slipped into a deep gorge, when snow on the track gave way. Mortal remains of all the three #bravehearts have been retrieved. Further details follow. @NorthernComd_IA” the Chinar Corps tweeted.