Captain killed, 3 army personel injured in fire incident at Siachen Glacier

Andian Army personnel on Siachen Glacier. [File Photo]

Ladakh: An Indian Army captain was killed and three other personnel were injured in a fire incident that occurred in the early hours of Wednesday at Siachin glacier.

An official told the news agency Kashmir News Obserer that a fire incident occured at Siachen Glacier today morning in which a Captain rank officer died and three personnel were injured.

The deceased has been identified as Captain Anshuman Singh, Regimental Medical Officer.

He said three other personnel suffered smoke inhalation and second degree burns and have been safely air evacuated for further treatment.

“Condition of the injured is reported to be stable,” he added.

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