Here is a full list of soldiers who lost their lives


Defense Minister Rajnath Singh has expressed grief after 16 Army personnel lost their lives in the Sikkim tragedy
New Delhi: In a tragic accident, sixteen Indian Army soldiers lost their lives when the vehicle they were traveling in fell into a gorge while negotiating a sharp turn at Zema in North Sikkim. Among the dead are three Junior Commissioned Officers (JCOs). Prime Minister Modi and Defense Minister Rajnath Singh among other leaders have expressed condolences over the tragic incident.
The wreath laying on the mortal remains of the army jawans killed in the accident will be held at the Bagdogra Airport in West Bengal on Saturday, the Army said.

On the way to Zemara, the army vehicle went down a steep incline while negotiating a sharp turn. A rescue mission was immediately launched and four injured soldiers have been airlifted,” the Army said in a statement.

Here is a list of the names and places of origin of the fallen soldiers

1) Niab Subedar Chandan Kumar Mishra (Khagaria, Bihar)

2) Niab Subedar Omkar Singh (Pathankot, Punjab)

3) L/Hav Gopinath Makur (26 Mech) from Bankura, West Bengal

4)Sepoy Sukha Ram (26 Mech) from Jodhpur, Rajasthan

5)Hav Charan Singh (26 Mech) from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

6)Hav Ravinder Thapa (26 Mech) from Panynagar in Uttarakhand

7)Naik Vaisakh S (221 FD Regiment) Palakkad in Kerala

8) Naik Pramod Kumar Singh (221 FD Regiment) Ara Bihar

9) L/N Bhupendra Singh (25 GDR) at Etah Uttar Pradesh

10) Naik Shyam Singh Yadav (25 GDR) from Unnao in UP

11) Naik Lokesh Kumar (25 GDR) in UP from Muzaffarnagar

12) Vikas Kumar (25 GDRS) from Fatehabad in Haryana

13) Subedar Guman Singh (8 Rajasthan Rifles) of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

14) L/Hav Arvind Kumar (8 Rajasthan Rifles) from Bhiwani in Haryana

15) L/Naik Somvir Singh (113 Engg) from Hisar, Haryana

16) Lance/Naik (DMT) Manoj Kumar (1871 FD Regiment) from Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan

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