Bunker fire kills two Army officers in Siachen

Two Army officers were charred to death and four others were injured when their bunker caught fire in Siachen area.

Last Updated: Jul 22, 2011, 08:53 AM IST

Srinagar: Two Army officers were charred to death and four others were injured when their bunker caught fire in Siachen area, official sources said on Friday.

The officers, both Lieutenants, died when the fibreglass bunker they were staying in caught fire late last night, the sources said.

Four jawans, who tried to rescue the officers, sustained burn injuries on their hands.
A Srinagar-based defence spokesman said details of the incident are being collected.

PTI