4 army personnel killed in JN Road mishap

Summit Report

Gangtok, 20 Dec:

Four army personnel were killed and one seriously injured when the vehicle they were travelling in skidded off the road near 17 Mile on JN Road on Sunday.

Media reports have quoted the SP-East as confirming the accident and informing that slippery road conditions owing to recent snowfall in the area caused the vehicle to lose traction and skid off the road.

While four army personnel were killed in the mishap, one was seriously injured and has reportedly been flown to Kolkata for treatment.