SRINAGAR: An army soldier died after falling down during an exercise in the Drugmulla area of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday.
An official stated that the soldier, Mohd Yousuf Bhat, was currently undergoing cadre training at the battalion headquarters 160 TA JAK RIF and fell down during a PT exercise. He was immediately rushed to Drugmulla, where doctors declared him brought dead.
Inquest proceedings under Section 174 of the Criminal Procedure Code have already been initiated, the official added. (KS)