Army captain killed in fire incident at Siachen Glacier

LEH — An Army officer was killed and three soldiers were injured in a fire incident that occurred in the early hours of Wednesday at Siachin glacier.

Quoting an official news agency KNO reported that a fire incident occured at Siachen Glacier today morning in which a Captain rank officer identified as Captain Anshuman Singh, Regimental Medical Officer died.

He, as per the report said, three other personnel suffered smoke inhalation and second degree burns and have been safely air evacuated for further treatment. “Condition of the injured is reported to be stable,” he said.