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Army denies �mutiny� in unit in Arunachal

By The Assam Tribune

ITANAGAR, May 15 - An army jawan died today during a �routine training activity� in Arunachal Pradesh after which his colleagues got agitated and roughed up a Captain.

Four to five jawans became emotional and agitated following the death of a fellow soldier, an army officer said. It is �not a case of mutiny�, he said.

The death took place during a routine training activity, he said.

�The jawan complained of chest pain prior to a route march and was checked by the unit medical officer who found him fit. He later collapsed during the march. He was rushed to the field ambulance where he died,� the officer said.

He said that four-five jawans became emotional while being consoled by their adjutant, the Captain. They got agitated leading to a scuffle, he said, adding that no one was injured.

The incident is being investigated like all cases of death during training, the officer said. � PTI

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Army denies �mutiny� in unit in Arunachal

ITANAGAR, May 15 - An army jawan died today during a �routine training activity� in Arunachal Pradesh after which his colleagues got agitated and roughed up a Captain.

Four to five jawans became emotional and agitated following the death of a fellow soldier, an army officer said. It is �not a case of mutiny�, he said.

The death took place during a routine training activity, he said.

�The jawan complained of chest pain prior to a route march and was checked by the unit medical officer who found him fit. He later collapsed during the march. He was rushed to the field ambulance where he died,� the officer said.

He said that four-five jawans became emotional while being consoled by their adjutant, the Captain. They got agitated leading to a scuffle, he said, adding that no one was injured.

The incident is being investigated like all cases of death during training, the officer said. � PTI