Assam: Jawan dies during training, Captain roughed up

Guwahati, May 15: An army jawan died today during a "routine training activity" in Assam following which a few of his colleagues roughed up a Captain.

An army officer said that 4-5 jawans got emotional and agitated following the death of their fellow soldier. 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 4-5 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.


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