Three Army personnel among 4 killed in Sikkim road accident
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Sikkim, Dec 21: Four persons, including three Army personnel, were killed in a road accident near the India-China border at Nathula Sikkim, a police officer said.

East Sikkim’s Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) SP Yellasari said that an Army vehicle skidded from a snow-laden Jawahar Lal Nehru Road at 17th mile near Nathula, and fell into a gorge.

Three soldiers and the son of an Army man died on the spot and another soldier suffered injuries in the incident.

The injured soldier has been airlifted to Kolkata for treatment. The bodies of the dead have been recovered from the ill-fated vehicle from the road accident in Sikkim and sent for post-mortem examination, he added.