Nine Pakistani Army soldiers died and four others were injured vehicle plunged into the void in Bagh Azad District Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) in tiny hours of On Sunday, according to the press service of the military media wing.
Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said the incident happened in Shujaabad of Bagh district, while soldiers we on routine military duty. it added that the wounded were transferred to Rawalpindi Combined Military Hospital (CMH) during funeral prayers. for martyrs were sacrificed at the Mangla garrison.
The press release says that the commander of the Rawalpindi Corps, Lieutenant General Sakhir Shamshad Mirza and others military officials attended the memorial service.
ISPR said the bodies would be shipped. back to their hometowns and buried with “full military honors”.
truck was part of a military convoy but was ahead of Another vehicles when he fell down road shortly after Shujaabad police post according to post in- Charge Muhammad Altaf.
He said noise from crash warned the locals who rushed into place with mobile phones and flashlights for carrying out save work in very difficult situation.
He added that the convoy remained vehicles and the police personnel from post also rushed to the site to join them.
“There were seven dead body and six injured soldiers, of which only two could speak,” said Altaf. Dawn.com.
He said he immediately informed the police dispatchers. in Bug and Ravalakot to send ambulances to the scene.
All in less than an hour six injured soldiers were taken to the Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan hospital. also known as CMH Ravalakot, he said.
AJK Prime Minister Sardar Tanvir Ilyas expressed his deep grief and sorrow over tragic accident.
“They are met this tragic accident in line of them duty in the most difficult and rugged terrain – duty what is he doing us feel safe in our homes. May Allah accept their martyrdom and grant them speedy recovery their wounded colleagues. My condolences to the families of the victims and to the Pakistani Army,” he tweeted.