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Sikkim Accident: Big road accident in Sikkim, army truck fell into the ditch, 16 soldiers martyred

Pankaj Prasad
Sikkim army truck fell into the ditch
Sikkim army truck fell into the ditch

There has been a major road accident in Sikkim. There is news of death in 16 jawans.

There has been a major road accident in Sikkim. Here 16 army personnel have been martyred in a painful road accident. According to an army official, the incident took place in Gema, North Sikkim. The accident vehicle was part of a convoy of three vehicles, which had moved from Chatan towards Thangu in the morning.

According to PRO Defense Lt Col Mahendra Rawat, the vehicle skidded down a steep slope at a sharp turn on the way to Jemaa. A rescue operation was immediately launched and four injured soldiers are being airlifted. Unfortunately, three Junior Commissioned Officers and 13 soldiers succumbed to injuries sustained in the accident. Indian Army stands with the bereaved families in this hour of grief.

President Draupadi Murmu has expressed deep sorrow over the martyrdom of the brave soldiers of the Indian Army in a road accident in Sikkim. The President said that my heartfelt condolences to the families of the deceased. I pray for the speedy recovery of the injured. At the same time, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also expressed grief over the accident. The PM said that condolences to the bereaved families. I wish the injured a speedy recovery.

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh expressed grief over the incident. Deeply saddened by the loss of lives of Indian Army personnel due to a road accident in North Sikkim, he said. The nation is deeply grateful for their service and commitment. My condolences to the bereaved families. I pray for the speedy recovery of the injured.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan also expressed grief over the accident. He said that the heart is deeply disturbed by the news of the martyrdom of the brave soldiers of the army in a road accident in Sikkim. I pray to the almighty for the well being of all the injured and peace to the souls of the departed soldiers. We stand with the Indian Army and the bereaved families in these sad moments.