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Indian Army's engineer dies while trying to save solider in Galvan Valley

Nashik, Jun 25 (UNI) An engineer of Indian Army from the Nimgol village of the district has been martyred while trying to save a soldier from being swept away in a river at Galvan Valley of Tibet on Indo-China border.
According to information received here on Thursday, the martyred solider, Sachin Vikram More, resident of Nimgol village in Malegaon tehsil of the district, was serving as an engineer in the Army for last 17 years and was deployed at Indo-China border for last 1 year.
While both the countries are engaged in construction of road at Galvan Valley on Indo-China border amidst tense situation in last few days, the Indian Army has started the construction of bridge.
While the work was in progress, 3 soldiers were swept away by the strong currents of the river.
On noticing the incident, More jumped into the river in an attempt to save the solider but was killed, after he fell on a rock in the river, military officials told his family.
Martyr Sachin's body will arrive at Pune by night and from there, it will come to Nashik.

And from Nashik, it will be brought to Nimgole in Malegaon taluka for funeral on Saturday morning, they added.
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