GREF Tipper Overturns In Ladakh Killing Two & Wounding Ten


Ladakh: A General Reserve Engineer Force (GREF) tipper truck that overturned on Wednesday while road construction was underway in the Sasoma-Saser La region of Ladakh resulted in two fatalities and ten injuries, according to defence officials on Thursday.

All the injured individuals were rushed to a nearby hospital.

“In the Ladakh region yesterday, a tipper carrying 12 passengers overturned while road construction was underway. While other persons were hurt, two people died. The wounded are being cared for,” defence officials stated.

Rajnath Singh, the defence minister, expressed sorrow over the deaths caused by the tipper accident. He took to Twitter saying, “Extremely pained by the loss of precious lives due to toppling of a GREF Tipper in Sasoma-Saser La area of Ladakh. My thoughts are with the bereaved families. May the injured recover at the earliest.”

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