Sikkim : Two Soldiers Killed In Road Accident At Dzuluk

 

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In a tragic incident, two army jawans of the First Battalion Sikkim Scouts of the Indian Army died in a road accident at East Sikkim’s Dzuluk on Thursday evening.

According to reports, the deceased soldiers have been identified as – Lance Naik Manoj Chettri, hailing from Karongthang, Yangang in South Sikkim. He was serving for the Sikkim Scout battalion and was currently posted at Kupup, East Sikkim.┬áThe other jawan has been identified as – Naik Subedar Ram Bahadur Subba from Mirik in West Bengal.

The investigation is underway to ascertain the cause of this mishap.

Taking to social media platforms, the Sikkim Chief Minister – Prem Singh Tamang (Golay) wrote “Deeply saddened by the demise of NB/Sub Som Bahadur Subba r/o Pokhrebong, Mirik, LNK Manoj Chettri r/o Karongthang, Yangang in an accident last evening at Zuluk. They were both jawans of Sikkim Scouts and were on duty when the tragic incident befell. I offer my heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and friends and pray for the departed souls to rest in eternal peace.”