New Delhi: At least two Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel were on Thursday killed after the vehicle carrying them met with an accident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Awantipora, news agency ANI reported. Notably, the IAF has an operational base in Awantipora. Also Read - Jammu And Kashmir: CRPF Jawan Injured in IED Blast in Pulwama
The deceased have been identified as Squadron Leader Rakesh Pandey and Corporal Ajay Kumar. Further, two other personnel including an officer and an airman were also injured and are currently receiving treatment at a hospital. Also Read - Unlock 2 in Jammu and Kashmir: Shopping Malls Can Reopen, Movement of Individuals For Non-essential Activities Remains Prohibited
Further, the Air Force will soon conduct an inquiry into the matter. Also Read - Amid Ladakh Standoff, India Raises 'Strong Concerns' Against Pak Forces Trying to Infiltrate Border
More details are awaited.