Rajnath Singh expresses grief over loss of lives of 5 jawans in Ladakh

New Delhi, June 29 (UNI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday expressed sadness over the loss of live of five jawans of the Indian Army, after a tank met with an accident while crossing a river in Ladakh.

On his social media handle X, the Defence Minister said, “Deeply saddened at the loss of lives of five of our brave Indian Army soldiers in an unfortunate accident while getting the tank across a river in Ladakh”.

Singh said, “We will never forget exemplary service of our gallant soldiers to the nation. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families. The nation stands firm with them during this hour of grief”.

As many as five soldiers died when an army tank met with an accident while crossing a river as a part of an exercise at Mandir Morh in the Daulat Beg Oldi area of Ladakh. The incident took place on Friday night.

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