Itanagar, July 14: One soldier was killed and seven suffered serious injuries after an Army heavy vehicle carrying these personnel met with an accident on Wednesday morning in upper Siang district in Arunachal Pradesh due to inclement weather conditions, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) said.

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As per the ITBP, which is mandated to guard India-China border and is deputed in Arunachal Pradesh, its troops rushed with an emergency intravenous supply and immediately started possible field critical treatment to the injured soldiers.

"One jawan reported dead but seven seriously injured were stabilised by the team. Injured have been airlifted to the Hospital," said an ITBP statement.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jul 14, 2021 01:28 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website