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Home Minister Amit Shah condoles death of 16 Army soldiers in Sikkim road accident

23 December 2022

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NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday expressed anguish over the death of army soldiers in a road accident in Sikkim and said the injured have been provided with every possible assistance.

Sixteen Army personnel including three Junior Commissioned Officers (JCOs) were killed in a road accident when their vehicle fell into a gorge in Sikkim.

"Anguished to learn about the tragic road accident that took away the lives of our brave Army soldiers in Sikkim. I express my heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families. The injured have been provided with every possible assistance, may they recover at the earliest," Shah tweeted.