9 Pakistan Army soldiers martyred in Azad Kashmir mishap
MUZAFFARABAD – Nine Pakistan Army soldiers were martyred on Sunday and several injured in the Bagh district of Azad Kashmir after the vehicle carrying them tumbled into a ravine, *Reuters *reported.
Reports quoting military and witnesses said the incident occurred near Shujaabad on Sunday morning, when the truck, part of a military convoy, was heading towards Mang Bajri.
It mentioned that at least 13 armed forces personnel, including the driver, were on board the truck and seven of them died on the spot while the rest were injured.
The injured were rushed to a local medical facility in Rawalakot, where two soldiers succumbed to their injuries.
Local cops told media that the truck army vehicle skidded nearly 500 feet down the gorge.