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Jammu and Kashmir: Approx 13 troopers of Indian Army injured in road accident

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Approximately 13 troopers of Indian Army were injured on Saturday after their vehicle met with a road accident in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir. Rescue operations are underway.

According to the Economic Times, “At least 13 troopers of Indian Army were injured in a road accident when their vehicle turned turtle at Kanipora bridge in Shopian district of South Kashmir.”

“All the injured troopers were immediately shifted to an Army base hospital in Srinagar for treatment. Their condition has been stated to be stable by the hospital authorities,” the Economic Times added.

More details are awaited.

On Wednesday this week, two BSF personnel and a civilian driver were killed on Srinagar-Jammu highway near Banihal. The accident took place when a truck carrying two BSF men skidded off the road and plunged into a gorge near Rattanbass, four kilometers from Banihal.

Previously, two Armymen were killed after the car they were travelling in fell into a gorge in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand.

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