Rajouri, Aug 20: An Indian army soldier died after falling into a deep gorge, while negotiating treacherous heights, during an anti-freedom fight operation in Poonch district on Friday afternoon.
Incident took place this afternoon at around 1.15 pm
PRO Defence Lt Col Devender Anand said, “While operating along the higher reaches of Pir Panjal Range in a deliberately planned counter operation, Sepoy Lovepreet Singh. he suffered a 40 feet fall into a gorge while negotiating the difficult heights.
The occupational soldier was acting as guide to the party which was moving along a treacherous route from Jabbiwal to Bagsar(Poonch).