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Army Major dies after falling into gorge in Kupwara

SRINAGAR

An Army officer died after falling into a gorge near the Line of Control (LoC) in Machhil sector in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said on Sunday.

Major Vikas Singh slipped into a gorge and suffered critical injuries during a patrol along the LoC in Machhil sector on Saturday, an Army official said.

The officer was rushed to a hospital from where he was shifted to the Army’s 92 base hospital at Badamibagh Cantonment here, he said.However, he succumbed to injuries at the hospital on Sunday, the official said.

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