NEW DELHI, Oct. 7, 2023 (TBINN)
The mortal remains of eight Army personnel, who were part of a group of soldiers that went missing following flash floods in Sikkim, have been recovered, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said today.
Twenty-three Army personnel went missing in Sikkim after a cloud-burst triggered massive flash floods in the Teesta River on Wednesday. One soldier was rescued later that day.
In a post on Social Media, Rajnath Singh said today that he is deeply pained by the tragic loss of precious lives including of eight Army personnel in the flash-floods.