Crescent Kashmir

Soldier dies while patrolling in Sonmarg

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Sonmarg: A soldier part of a patrolling party died after falling unconscious in Sonmarg tourist area of Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.

Police sources told news agency Kashmir News Trust that a soldier part of a patrolling party was on way from Brarimarg to Dumail when he felt unconscious. He was taken to Army Hospital Base Camp Nilgrath Sonamarg, where doctors declared him dead.

The cause of his death is being ascertained while police have started proceedings under CrPc 174.

The deceased soldier has been identified as Head Constable Manohar Kunkal, a native of Jharkhand.

He was affiliated with 19 Infantry Division 15 Corps. (KNT)

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