Army Major slips into gorge in Kupwara, injured

Srinagar

An army Major was injured critically late Saturday night after he slipped into a deep gorge in upper reaches of Kumkadi forests in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

A police official told news agency GNS that the Major of 57 RR slipped into the gorge during a patrol in Kumkadi area of Haihama adjacent to Machil sector along the Line of Control (LoC).

The officer identified as Vikash sustained serious injuries and was immediately shifted to military hospital Drugmulla.

He was later taken to army’s 92 base hospital Badamibagh Srinagar for specialized treatment.

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