India-China Corps Commander level meeting was held at the Chushul-Moldo border

One Army Officer Died, Three Soldiers Injured, In Siachen Glacier

India-China Corps Commander level meeting was held at the Chushul-Moldo border

One Army officer died while three soldiers sustained injuries in a fire accident in the Siachen glacier on Wednesday.

“In a fire accident in the Siachen glacier today, one officer lost his life while three soldiers were injured. The injured have been safely evacuated from there to hospital”, Defence PRO, Leh Lt Col PS Sidhu said.
He said that the Regiment Medical Officer Capt Anshuman Singh succumbed to serious burn injuries during the unfortunate incident.

While three other personnel suffered smoke inhalation and second-degree burns, the officials added.

“They have been safely air evacuated for further treatment. The condition of the injured personnel is reported to be stable”, the Defence PRO said.

The incident took place at around 3 AM.Further details on the incident are awaited. (ANI)

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