An Indian Army troop was critically injured as their truck fell into a gorge in Arunachal Pradesh’s Upper Siang district between Pango and Palsi due to inclement weather conditions on Wednesday morning.

An Indo-Tibetan Border Police team, under command of Veterinary Officer Dr Anoop Kumar Nayak, rushed with their existing emergency supply and immediately started field critical treatment to save the lives of the Army Troops.

ITBP personnel to the rescue

The truck fell into a gorge between Pango and Tuting around 07:10 am while navigating the hilly road, Tuting Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Starlie Jamoh said.

One personnel was admitted at Dinjan Army Base Hospital in Assam’s Tinsukia district, while three of them were taken to the Army Base Hospital in Guwahati. Six jawans received minor injuries and were sent to Tuting by road.

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