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Army rescues 4 accident victims in Ladakh

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

soldiers rescued four persons after the car they were travelling in skidded off the road and plunged into a 25-metre gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's region, officials said today.

"In a swift and timely humanitarian act, the troops of Scouts evacuated four occupants of anill-fated car, which with an accident at Gupuk (Leh) yesterday while it was on its way from Nimu to Leh," an said today.

The car apparently failed to negotiate a sharp turn, skidded off the highway and toppled down a steep slope, the said.

Four soldiers of Scouts Regiment, who were in the vicinity, ran to the accident site, rescued the victims, and rushed them to in Leh assisted by a few local residents, he said.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 21:25 IST